Glanvilles Wootton

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Glanvilles Wootton
Glanvilles Wootton, parish church of St. Mary - - 473418.jpg
Parish church of St Mary
Glanvilles Wootton is located in Dorset
Glanvilles Wootton
Glanvilles Wootton
Glanvilles Wootton shown within Dorset
OS grid referenceST678082
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
List of places
50°52′21″N 2°27′35″W / 50.8724°N 2.4597°W / 50.8724; -2.4597Coordinates: 50°52′21″N 2°27′35″W / 50.8724°N 2.4597°W / 50.8724; -2.4597

Glanvilles Wootton, or Wootton Glanville, is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated in the Blackmore Vale under the scarp of the Dorset Downs, 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Sherborne. It lies within the North Dorset administrative district. In the 2011 Census the parish had a population of 196.[1]

To the north of the village is Round Chimneys Farm, which used to be a manor house and home of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.[2] One mile south-east of the village is the hill fort Dungeon Hill.


  1. ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics. Area: Glanvilles Wootton (Parish). Key figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
  2. ^ Ralph Wightman (1983). Portrait of Dorset. Robert Hale Ltd. pp. 139–140. ISBN 0 7090 0844 9.

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