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Hampreston Church.jpg
Hampreston Church
Hampreston is located in Dorset
 Hampreston shown within Dorset
OS grid reference SZ054987
Civil parish Ferndown
District East Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FERNDOWN
Postcode district BH22
Dialling code 01202
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Christchurch
List of places

Coordinates: 50°47′20″N 1°55′30″W / 50.789°N 1.925°W / 50.789; -1.925

Hampreston is a small village in the civil parish of Ferndown in East Dorset, southern England. Before 1972, the whole parish took the name of Hampreston, with its population rising from 1,860 in 1921 to 11,750 in 1971.[1]

The village has a school,[2] an Anglican parish church[3] and a farm shop.

The folk singer Bob Roberts was born in Hampreston.


  1. ^ Parish & Ward Population Estimates for Dorset 1992-2004
  2. ^ School web site
  3. ^ University of Bath - Dorset Churches

External links[edit]

Media related to Hampreston at Wikimedia Commons