Place:Hinton St. Mary, Dorset, England


NameHinton St. Mary
Alt namesHaintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 94
Hinton Saint Marysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Hinton St Marysource: Getty Vocabulary Program; USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Hinton-St. Marysource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates50.933°N 2.3°W
Located inDorset, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Hinton St Mary is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is sited on a low Corallian limestone ridge beside the River Stour, north of the market town Sturminster Newton. It lies within the North Dorset administrative district. In 2001 the parish had 97 households and a population of 221. In 2013 the estimated population of the parish was 260.

The parish church, dedicated to St Peter, has a 15th-century tower. The manor house next to the church was once owned by the nuns of Shaftesbury Abbey.[1]

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