Place:Woolland, Dorset, England

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NameWoolland
Alt namesWinlandasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
Winlandesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
Woolandsource: A Vision of Britain through Time
TypeVillage, Parish
Coordinates50.85°N 2.317°W
Located inDorset, England
See alsoWhiteway Hundred, Dorset, Englandhundred of which the parish was a part
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Woolland is a village and civil parish in north Dorset, England, situated in the Blackmore Vale under Bulbarrow Hill west of Blandford Forum. The village has a population of 76. The village is first mentioned in Cartularium saxonicum from the year 939 Wonlond, the Domesday Book from the year 1086 Winlande and the Pipe Rolls from the year 1170 Wunlanda. The name is interpreted as Old English wynn-land meadow land or pasture land.

The sculptor Elisabeth Frink had a studio in the village during the 1970s.

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