Place:West Stafford, Dorset, England

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NameWest Stafford
Alt namesStafordsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
Stafortsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 95
TypeVillage
Coordinates50.7°N 2.383°W
Located inDorset, England
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West Stafford is a village in southwest Dorset, England, situated in the Frome valley east of Dorchester. The village has a population of 270. It contains 'The Wise Man Inn', which is the village pub, and St Andrew's Church. The river Winterbourne runs beside the village and 2 miles south lies the village of West Knighton. When training as an architect, the famous writer Thomas Hardy assisted in the design of Talbothays Lodge and the cottages opposite.

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