Manor Farm Cottages, North Poorton
North Poorton shown within Dorset
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North Poorton is a hamlet and civil parish in Dorset, England, situated in the West Dorset district about 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northeast of Bridport. Dorset County Council estimate the parish had a population of 20 in 2013.
The old parish church of St Peter is a ruin, with walls remaining to about 4 feet (1.2 m) high. Just to the south is the new church, which is dedicated to St Mary Magdalene and was built in 1861-62 to a design by John Hicks. About 0.5 miles (0.80 km) NW of the churches is a hill-fort that covers about 2.5 acres (1.0 ha).
- "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "North Poorton St. Mary Magdalene". The Dorset Historic Churches Trust. Retrieved 4 August 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "'Poorton, North', in An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 1, West (London, 1952), pp. 180-181". British History Online. University of London. Retrieved 7 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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