Place:Trent, Dorset, England

Alt namesTrentasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
Trentesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates50.95°N 2.567°W
Located inDorset, England     (1896 - )
Also located inSomerset, England     ( - 1896)
See alsoHorethorne Hundred, Somerset, Englandhundred in which it was located
Sherborne Registration District, Dorset, Englandregistration district after 1896
Sherborne Rural, Dorset, Englandrural district after 1896
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Trent is a village and civil parish now in northwest Dorset, England, situated in the Yeo valley northwest of Sherborne and four miles northeast of Yeovil. It was in Somerset until 1896 (source: GENUKI). The village has a population of 321.

The parish was part of Horethorne in Somerset. Once in Dorset it was in the Sherborne Registration District and the Sherborne Rural District. It includes the hamlet of Adber.

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