Blackwater, Dorset

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Blackwater
Blackwater Hamlet - geograph.org.uk - 534800.jpg
Blackwater is located in Dorset
Blackwater
Blackwater
Blackwater shown within Dorset
OS grid reference SZ135959
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHRISTCHURCH
Postcode district BH23
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Dorset
50°45′32″N 1°48′14″W / 50.759°N 1.804°W / 50.759; -1.804Coordinates: 50°45′32″N 1°48′14″W / 50.759°N 1.804°W / 50.759; -1.804

Blackwater, Dorset is a small hamlet in the borough of Christchurch, Dorset, in southern England. It is best known for the grade separated road junction between the A338 Ringwood to Bournemouth road and the B3073 road to Bournemouth Airport (and to Christchurch in the opposite direction). It was once the site of a ferry crossing on the River Stour.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, Christine (1994). Christchurch a Pictorial History. Shopwyke Manor Barn, Chichester, Sussex: Phillimore and Co. Ltd. p. plate no. 167. ISBN 0-85033-901-4.