Purse Caundle manor house
Purse Caundle shown within Dorset
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Purse Caundle is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southwest England. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district, about 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Sherborne. In 2013 the estimated population of the parish was 90.
Purse Caundle manor house was built in the 15th century under the instruction of Richard Long, who bought 575 acres of land here in 1428. The manor's site was recorded as early as the Domesday Book in 1086, when it was a tenancy of Athelney Abbey.
- "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- West Dorset, Holiday and Tourist Guide. West Dorset District Council. c. 1983. p. 17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Rodney Legg (March 2011). "Purse Caundle". Dorset Life Magazine. Retrieved 26 March 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Sir Frederick Treves (1906). Highways and Byways in Dorset. Macmillan and Co. Ltd. p. 320.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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