Glanvilles Wootton

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Glanvilles Wootton
Glanvilles Wootton, parish church of St. Mary - geograph.org.uk - 473418.jpg
Parish church of St Mary
Glanvilles Wootton is located in Dorset
Glanvilles Wootton
Glanvilles Wootton
Glanvilles Wootton shown within Dorset
Population 196 
OS grid reference ST678082
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
UK
England
Dorset
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.

References[edit]

  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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