Postcode: DT9 6QZ

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Road Name:Blackbirds
Road Type:unclassified

Blackbirds is a street in the settlement of Thornford governed by Thornford Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Bradford Abbas Ward in the administration area of West Dorset District Council within Dorset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Blackbirds is located 113.82 miles West from the centre of London, 3.48 miles South East from the centre of Yeovil, 15.13 miles North from the centre of Dorchester and 24.54 miles East from the centre of Taunton.

Blackbirds is approximately 16.79 miles from the coastal tidal high water mark) and is 56 metres above sea level


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The Central point of Blackbirds is approximately 56 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Nearby Telephone Area Codes

Area Code: 01935 - Yeovil
Area Code: 01300 - Cerne Abbas

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Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Mallows - yetminster
Mallows is a holiday home set in Yetminster, 32 km from Weymouth. The property features views of the garden and is 46 km from Poole. There is a dining area and a kitchen. Towels and bed linen are available at Mallows.
Address:, DT9, Yetminster
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£54.66
Barley Cottage - chetnole
Barley Cottage is a holiday home located in Chetnole in the Dorset Region and is 33 km from Weymouth. The property features views of the garden and is 48 km from Poole. The kitchen features a dishwasher and an oven and there is a private bathroom.
Address:, DT9, Ryme Intrinseca
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£72.5
The Chetnole Inn - chetnole
Star Rating:4 Stars
The Chetnole Inn offers luxurious rooms with large beds, Egyptian cotton sheets, and deluxe toiletries. Awarded the best dining pub in Dorset, this 4-star inn is set in the idyllic village of Chetnole and home-cooked food is on offer.
Address:Chetnole, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6NU, Sherborne
Number of Rooms:3
Lowest Price Room:£70
Highest Price Room:£95
The Old Stables - chetnole
The Old Stables offers pet-friendly accommodation in Chetnole. It provides free private parking. The kitchen has a dishwasher, an oven and a toaster and there is a private bathroom.
Address:, DT9, Leigh Sherborne
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£145.66
Woodview Guesthouse - sherborne
Woodview Guesthouse offers accommodation in Sherborne. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room.
Address:Woodview Yeovil Road, DT9 4BD, Sherborne
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£70

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Dorset District
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South Walks House
South Walks Road
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Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
County Council: Dorset County
Within the electoral area of Bradford Abbas Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of West Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Letwin, Oliver
Within the area of Thornford Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blackbirds

2 Blackbirds
Sale Price: £220,000
Sale Date: 28/01/2016
8 Blackbirds
Sale Price: £181,000
Sale Date: 28/08/2015
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020497
Ons Area Name:West Dorset 002A
Average Age : 47.52
Population: 1914.00
Male Population: 913.00 (47.7%)
Female Population: 1001.00 (52.3%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 3 (0.16%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
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Location details

Location Details


OS Reference: 360597, 113298
OS Grid Reference: ST606133
Latitude and Longitude: 50.917246180963, -2.5605985220362
Approximate distance to the Coast: 16.79 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blackbirds

Map Number: 194
Map Name: Dorchester & Weymouth
West Dorset
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Thornford Rail Station is 1.44 Kilometers away (0.89 miles)
Yetminster Rail Station is 2.59 Kilometers away (1.61 miles)
Yeovil Junction Rail Station is 3.64 Kilometers away (2.26 miles)
Sherborne Rail Station is 4.50 Kilometers away (2.8 miles)

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 53.18 Kilometers away
Bournemouth International Airport is 53.70 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 63.69 Kilometers away
Cardiff International Airport is 76.23 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 35.33 Kilometers away
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 39.21 Kilometers away
Poole Ferry Terminal is 46.32 Kilometers away
Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 46.62 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Blackbirds is approximately 7.46 miles from the A303

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 36.59 Km Away
Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 36.96 Km Away
Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 40.39 Km Away

Health Clinics

Yetminster Medical Centre
The Surgery, Church Street, Yetminster, Sherborne, DT96LG
Distance: 2.87 Kilometers
Telephone: 01935 872530
The Apples Medical Centre
The Apples Medical Centre, East Mill Lane, Sherborne, Dorset, DT93DG
Distance: 5.05 Kilometers
Telephone: 01935 812633
Newland Surgery
Newland Surgery, Grove Medical Centre, Wootton Grove, Sherborne, Dorset, DT94DL
Distance: 5.20 Kilometers
Telephone: 01935 813438
Bute House
Bute House, Grove Medical Centre, Wootton Grove, Sherborne, Dorset, DT94DL
Distance: 5.20 Kilometers
Telephone: 01935 810900
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Sherborne Library

Hound Street, Sherborne, DT93AA
Distance: 2.98 Miles
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Sunningdale Library

Monmouth Hall, Yeovil, BA215NP
Distance: 3.48 Miles
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Yeovil Library

King George Street, Yeovil, BA201PY
Distance: 3.50 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Yeovil County Showground
Distance: 4.81 (km)


Attraction Name: Sherborne Museum
Distance: 5.16 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Sherbourne Castle
Distance: 5.53 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Yeovil Community Arts Centre
Distance: 5.55 (km)

Nearest Schools

Thornford Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

Distance: 0.18 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Boot Lane, Thornford, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6QY
Telephone: (01935) 872706

St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Bradford Abbas

Distance: 2.15 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Mill Lane, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6RH
Telephone: (01935) 476515

St Andrew's Church of England Primary School, Yetminster

Distance: 2.67 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Yetminster, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6LS
Telephone: (01935) 872430

Leweston School

Distance: 3.07 Kilometers
Type: Not applicable
Address: , Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6EN
Telephone: (01963) 210691

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 4
Median Speed: 4
Maximum Speed: 7.5
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 25
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