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Burton, Dorset

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Burton, Dorset

Burton Village is a village and civil parish in the borough of Christchurch, Dorset, England. It is situated some 2 miles north-east of Christchurch town centre Older parts of the village date back to at least the early 18th century but it was greatly expanded in the 1970s and 1980s. Today there are more than 1700 dwellings and the population is around 4000. The village holds a number of annual events including a Veteran's Day and an Easter Egg Hunt.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ1694
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Burton, place, in par. and 1 mile N. of Christchurch, S. Hants.

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