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Woolland Church.JPG
Woolland Church
Woolland is located in Dorset
 Woolland shown within Dorset
Population 50 
OS grid reference ST776069
District North Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places

Coordinates: 50°51′41″N 2°19′12″W / 50.8615°N 2.32°W / 50.8615; -2.32

Woolland is a village and civil parish in north Dorset, England, situated in the Blackmore Vale under Bulbarrow Hill 7 miles (11 km) west of Blandford Forum. In 2013 the estimated population of the civil parish was 50.[1] The village had a population of 76 in 2001. The village is first mentioned in Cartularium saxonicum from the year 939 Wonlond, the Domesday Book from the year 1086 Winlande and the Pipe Rolls from the year 1170 Wunlanda. The name is interpreted as Old English wynn-land meadow land or pasture land.

The sculptor Elisabeth Frink had a studio in the village during the 1970s.


  1. ^ "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 

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