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Hurn, Dorset

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Hurn, Dorset

Hurn is a village and civil parish in southeast Dorset, England, between the River Stour and River Avon in the borough of Christchurch, five miles north east of the Bournemouth town centre. As of 2001, the village has a population of 468. The village is the location of Bournemouth Airport, an important airfield dating to World War II. The village was served by rail from 1863 to 1935, and the station building and platform are extant and used as the Avon Causeway Hotel.
DistrictChristchurch
Post townCHRISTCHURCH
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ1296
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Population468 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Hurn, Dorset has been known in the past

Herne

Hurn, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hurn, hamlet, on river Stour, in par. and 3 miles NW. of Christchurch, S. Hants.

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