Place:Minterne Magna, Dorset, England


NameMinterne Magna
Located inDorset, England
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Minterne Magna is a village and civil parish in Dorset, England, situated in the West Dorset administrative district on the A352 road halfway between Dorchester and Sherborne. In the 2011 census the parish had a population of 184.[1]

Minterne Magna village is sited near the source of the small River Cerne among the chalk hills of the Dorset Downs. Some of the highest points in Dorset, including Telegraph Hill (267 m) and Dogbury Hill (248 m), are nearby.

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