Place:Pulham, Dorset, England

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NamePulham
Alt namesPolehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.867°N 2.417°W
Located inDorset, England
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Pulham is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southwest England. It is situated in the Blackmore Vale, southeast of the town of Sherborne, and lies within the North Dorset administrative district. it has a population of 211.

Pulham was mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086, and was once owned by Cirencester Abbey, a connection remembered in the name of Cannings Court Farm (the 'Court of the Canons'). Priests from nearby Milton Abbey also used to visit the village church; they resided above the porch in a priests' room, accessed via a staircase within the wall.[1]

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