Stourpaine

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Stourpaine
The Village of Stourpaine from Hod Hill - geograph.org.uk - 1278856.jpg
Stourpaine viewed from Hod Hill
Stourpaine is located in Dorset
Stourpaine
Stourpaine
 Stourpaine shown within Dorset
Population 617 
Civil parish Stourpaine
District North Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BLANDFORD FORUM
Postcode district DT11
Dialling code 01258
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Dorset
List of places
UK
England
Dorset

Coordinates: 50°53′05″N 2°11′53″W / 50.8847°N 2.198°W / 50.8847; -2.198

Stourpaine (/staʊərˈpn/ stowr-PAYN) is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated in the valley of the River Stour in the North Dorset administrative district, 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Blandford Forum. The A350 road, which connects Blandford to Shaftesbury to the north, passes through the village. The chalk hills of Cranborne Chase and the Dorset Downs lie immediately to the north-east and south-west respectively. In the 2011 census the civil parish had 277 dwellings,[1] 265 households and a population of 617.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: Stourpaine (Parish). Dwellings, Household Spaces and Accommodation Type, 2011 (KS401EW)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Area: Stourpaine (Parish). Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

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