Cranborne Hundred

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Coordinates: 50°55′08″N 1°55′19″W / 50.919°N 1.922°W / 50.919; -1.922 Cranborne Hundred was a hundred in the county of Dorset, England, containing the following parishes:

(Alderholt and Verwood were created from Cranborne in 1894)

See also[edit]


  • Boswell, Edward, 1833: The Civil Division of the County of Dorset (published on CD by Archive CD Books Ltd, 1992)
  • Hutchins, John, History of Dorset, vols 1-4 (3rd ed 1861-70; reprinted by EP Publishing, Wakefield, 1973)
  • Mills, A. D., 1977, 1980, 1989: Place Names of Dorset, parts 1-3. English Place Name Society: Survey of English Place Names vols LII, LIII and 59/60