Sturminster Marshall

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Sturminster Marshall
St Mary's Church, Sturminster Marshall.jpg
St Mary's Church
Sturminster Marshall is located in Dorset
Sturminster Marshall
Sturminster Marshall
 Sturminster Marshall shown within Dorset
Population 1,895 (2001)
OS grid reference SY946998
District East Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WIMBORNE
Postcode district BH21
Dialling code 01258
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Dorset
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England
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Coordinates: 50°47′50″N 2°04′29″W / 50.7973°N 2.0747°W / 50.7973; -2.0747

Sturminster Marshall is a village and civil parish in east Dorset in England, situated on the River Stour between Blandford Forum and Poole. The parish had a population of 1,895 at the 2001 census,[1] and includes the village of Almer (50°47′N 2°07′W / 50.78°N 2.12°W / 50.78; -2.12) west of Sturminster Marshall, near Winterborne Zelston and the hamlet of Henbury to the south-east of the village. The village is twinned with the French commune Sainte-Mère-Église

Village amenities[edit]

Sturminster Marshall has a playing field with a children's playground in one corner. Nearby is the Memorial Hall which offers a meeting-space for many village societies. There is also an old school hall which is also used a meeting-space.

There are many walks around the village including the Stour Valley Way, which follows the Stour right from the source to the sea.

The village has three pubs: the Red Lion and the Churchill Arms actually within the village, and the Black Horse on the outskirts.

The village has a football club, with two senior sides and several youth teams.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Sturminster Marshall at Wikimedia Commons


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