Place:Tarrant Hinton, Dorset, England

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NameTarrant Hinton
Alt namesTarentesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
Tarrant-Hintonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.9°N 2.083°W
Located inDorset, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Tarrant Hinton is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated in the Tarrant Valley within the North Dorset administrative district, approximately north-east of Blandford Forum. It has a population of 195.

The village no longer has a pub, shop or post office, but it has a medieval parish church and a newly rebuilt village hall.


Tarrant Hinton is probably best known as the location of the Great Dorset Steam Fair, which is annually visited by some 200,000 people.

There is a local newsletter published regularly called the Tarrant Hinton Times.

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