Trent, Dorset


Trent, Dorset

Trent is a village in north west Dorset, England, situated in the Yeo valley four miles north west of Sherborne and four miles north east of Yeovil. The village has a population of 321 (2001). Charles II of England stayed at Trent House for several days during his escape to France in 1651.

The Trent Estate is owned by the Ernest Cook Trust, purchased by Cook in 1935 as the first of a number of English estates he purchased for their protection.

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* [http://www1.dorsetcc.gov.uk/LIVING/FACTS/Census2001.nsf/6cadf4da179fc19500256663004afece/4339d866915a05af80256ec80058b174?OpenDocument Census data]


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