Place:Buckland Newton, Dorset, England


NameBuckland Newton
Alt namesBochelandesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 93
Buckland-Newtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates50.833°N 2.433°W
Located inDorset, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Buckland Newton is a village and civil parish in Dorset, England. It is situated in the West Dorset administrative district beneath the scarp slope of the Dorset Downs, south of Sherborne. In the 2011 Census the parish had a population of 622. People have worshipped at the Church of the Holy Rood in Buckland Newton since the 13th century.

Prominent nearby hills at the top of the escarpment to the southeast include Ball Hill (251 m) and Lyscombe Hill (261 m) near the Dorsetshire Gap.

The village lies within the Buckland Newton Hundred

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