Tarrant Hinton

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Coordinates: 50°53′56″N 2°05′24″W / 50.8988°N 2.09°W / 50.8988; -2.09

Tarrant Hinton
Tarrant Hinton, the Tarrant alongside the road - geograph.org.uk - 1142676.jpg
Tarrant Hinton
Tarrant Hinton is located in Dorset
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 Tarrant Hinton shown within Dorset
OS grid reference ST937110
District North Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DT11
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Dorset
List of places

Tarrant Hinton is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated in the Tarrant Valley within the North Dorset administrative district, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north-east of Blandford Forum. It had a population of 195 in 2001.

The village no longer has a pub, shop or post office, but it has a medieval parish church and a newly rebuilt village hall.

A line of traction engines at the Dorset Steam Fair

Tarrant Hinton is probably best known as the location of the Great Dorset Steam Fair, which is annually visited by some 200,000 people.

There is a local newsletter published regularly called the Tarrant Times

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