Frampton, Dorset


Frampton, Dorset

Frampton is a village in west Dorset, England, situated in the Frome valley three miles north west of Dorchester at gbmapping|SY626951. The village has a population of 456 (2001), 6.9% of dwellings are second homes.

The Heart of Wessex railway line runs through the village though the nearest station is Maiden Newton.

Frampton was also the centre of a Liberty of the same name.

Tourist attractions in the village include the Frampton Gallery, Rose & Shrub nursery, Roman aqueducts & villa foundations. The village also centres itself round the beautiful millennium green and the Frome River.

See List of hundreds in Dorset.

External links

* [http://www1.dorsetcc.gov.uk/LIVING/FACTS/Census2001.nsf/6cadf4da179fc19500256663004afece/805ce6428f81838980256ec8004abfb9?OpenDocument Census data]
* [http://www.framptondorset.org/ Parish Council website]
* [http://www.framptondorset.com/ A village website]


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