Place:Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset, England

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NameGlanvilles Wootton
Alt namesWidetonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 94
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.867°N 2.45°W
Located inDorset, England
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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, south of Sherborne. It lies within the North Dorset administrative district. In the 2011 Census the parish had a population of 196.

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. One mile south-east of the village is the hill fort Dungeon Hill.

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