Over Compton

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Over Compton
Over compton church.jpg
Over Compton Church
Over Compton is located in Dorset
Over Compton
Over Compton
Over Compton shown within Dorset
Population183 [1]
OS grid referenceST590169
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
PoliceDorset
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Dorset
50°57′01″N 2°35′03″W / 50.9503°N 2.5841°W / 50.9503; -2.5841Coordinates: 50°57′01″N 2°35′03″W / 50.9503°N 2.5841°W / 50.9503; -2.5841

Over Compton is a village and civil parish in north west Dorset, England, situated in the Yeo valley 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Yeovil. In the 2011 census the parish had a population of 183.[1]

Compton House, formerly the home of the Goodden family, lies outside the village. St Michael's Church is on the estate. The MCC cricketer Cecil Goodden was born in Compton House.

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  1. ^ a b "Area: Over Compton (Parish), Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 March 2014.

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