Parish church of St Peter
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Chetnole is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district, approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) southsouthwest of Sherborne and 5.5 miles (8.9 km) southeast of Yeovil in Somerset. It is sited on Oxford clay by the small Wriggle River at the western end of the Blackmore Vale. There are around 128 houses in the village. It has a railway station on the Heart of Wessex Line operated by First Great Western trains. Dorset County Council estimate that in 2012 the population of the parish was 350. In the 2011 census the population of Chetnole parish combined with the small parish of Stockwood to the west was 344.
- "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
- Wightman, R., Portrait of Dorset, Hale, 1983, p17
- "Area: Chetnole (Parish). Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
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