Bloxworth

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Bloxworth
The Old Post Office, Bloxworth - geograph.org.uk - 163270.jpg
Bloxworth, showing the former post office
Bloxworth is located in Dorset
Bloxworth
Bloxworth
Bloxworth shown within Dorset
Population 200 
OS grid reference SY882946
Civil parish
  • Bloxworth
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BH20
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
UK
England
Dorset
50°45′04″N 2°10′07″W / 50.7512°N 2.1685°W / 50.7512; -2.1685Coordinates: 50°45′04″N 2°10′07″W / 50.7512°N 2.1685°W / 50.7512; -2.1685

Bloxworth is a village and civil parish in the Purbeck district of Dorset, England, situated in Wareham Forest on the A35 road 5 miles (8 km) west of Poole. In the 2011 census the civil parish had 80 households and a population of 200.[1] Bloxworth Heath is part of Wareham Forest and is home to Woolsbarrow Hillfort.

To the northwest of the village is Bloxworth House, the first brick building in Dorset.

The hamlet of East Bloxworth lies about a mile to the east of the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: Bloxworth (Parish). Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

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