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Blackwater, Dorset

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Blackwater, Dorset

Blackwater, Dorset is a small hamlet in the borough of Christchurch, Dorset, in southern England. It is best known for the grade separated road junction between the A338 Ringwood to Bournemouth road and the B3073 road to Bournemouth Airport (and to Christchurch in the opposite direction). It was once the site of a ferry crossing on the River Stour.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ1395
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Blackwater.-- vil., on SW. border of Hants, on river Blackwater, 2 miles NW. of Christchurch.

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