Frome Vauchurch

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Frome Vauchurch
Parish church of St Francis of Assisi
Frome Vauchurch is located in Dorset
Frome Vauchurch
Frome Vauchurch
 Frome Vauchurch shown within Dorset
Population 160 [1]
OS grid reference SY599972
District West Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places

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Frome Vauchurch is a parish in the county of Dorset in southern England, situated in the West Dorset administrative district approximately 7 miles (11 km) northwest of the county town Dorchester. It includes the hamlets of Frome Vauchurch and Tollerford and is sited in the Frome valley amongst the chalk hills of the Dorset Downs. The parish is adjacent to the village of Maiden Newton, with which the parish's hamlets are virtually contiguous. Dorset County Council's latest (2013) estimate of the parish population is 160.[1]

Frome Vauchurch was the home of Sylvia Townsend Warner[2] and Valentine Ackland.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Roland Gant (1980). Dorset Villages. Robert Hale Ltd. p. 141. ISBN 0 7091 8135 3.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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