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The Old Road near Purse Caundle

The Old Road is a Street near the Dorset village of Purse Caundle and measures approximately 1,062 metres long.

The Old Road crosses the following postcode sectors:

There are 5 other streets named The Old Road in Great Britain.

The Old Road is within the area of South Somerset District and Dorset Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Haydon.

The Old Road has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 36686708 and 43201970 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Old Road is roughly 124.25 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 140.50 and the lowest point being 91.10. A change of 49.40 metres.

The Old Road is located within the county of Dorset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 107.26 miles West from the centre of London, 8.91 miles East from the centre of Yeovil, 17.72 miles North from the centre of Dorchester and 26.09 miles South from the centre of Trowbridge.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Old Road

Sunrise05:22
Sunset21:08

Latest Weather Conditions for The Old Road

Observed at Weather Station:Yeovilton 23 July 2021 at 14:00 (9.40 miles away)
Current Weather:Partly cloudy (day)
Temperature and Humidity:26.0°C (44.6%)
Wind Direction and Speed:E (15 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Old Road Purse Caundle

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Wincanton
Address:Lawrence Hill, Wincanton, BA9 8AB
Telephone:0871 984 6511 Learn More
5.51
2: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Town Centre
Address:Key Market House
Telephone: Learn More
8.66
3: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Airfield
Address:1 Alvington Lane
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10.58
4: Name:Travelodge Yeovil Podimore
Address:Podimore Services, A303 Roundabout, Nr. Yeovil, BA22 8JG
Telephone:0871 984 6059 Learn More
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5: Name:Travelodge Glastonbury
Address:A39 Wirral Park Rd, Glastonbury, BA6 9XE
Telephone:0871 984 6339 Learn More
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Old Road above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
124.2591.10140.5049.40

Frequently asked Questions for The Old Road

What Council (Local Authority) is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the local authority area of West Dorset District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the area of Haydon Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the ward of Queen Thorne.

What County is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the ceremonial county of Dorset.

What Constituency is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the constituency of West Dorset.

What Part of the UK is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the Dorset Council area.

What Police Force area is The Old Road in?

The Old Road is located within the Dorset Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with The Old Road

Road NameRoad NumberJunction Type
Sherborne RoadA30junction
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Location Details

The Old Road
Map showing the location of The Old Road
Latitude50.969531
Longitude-2.431703
OS Easting (X):369690
OS Northing (Y):119050
OS Grid Reference:ST697191

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Old Road

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00104185
ONS Area NameAgeing Rural Flat Tenants
Average Age47.27
Area Population2011.00
Male Population1003.00 (50%)
Female Population1008.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants6 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01020541
LSOA Name:West Dorset 002C
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:E02004270
MSOA Name:West Dorset 002
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Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Sherborne
Ludborne Road, Sherborne, England, DT9 3ND
01935 816486
Distance: 3.89 Miles
Directions from The Old Road to Sainsburys Sherborne
Waitrose Sherborne
Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BA
01935389490
Distance: 3.96 Miles
Directions from The Old Road to Waitrose Sherborne
Morrisons Wincanton
Southgate Road, Wincanton BA9 9RP
01963 32760
Distance: 5.68 Miles
Directions from The Old Road to Morrisons Wincanton
Tesco Cavalier Way Express
2 Cavalier Way, Yeovil, BA21 5UB
0345 610 6716
Distance: 7.88 Miles
Directions from The Old Road to Tesco Cavalier Way Express

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01963 - Wincanton
Area Code: 01935 - Yeovil

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of West Dorset District Council
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South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ
Send email
Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of West Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Chris Loder
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In the 2019 General Election Chris Loder won with a majority of 14,106 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 81,897
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Queen Thorne Ward
Parish: Haydon Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Dorset

Nearest Car Parks

Town Hall Car Park
East Street, Milborne Port, Somerset
Milborne Port
DT9 5DG
Distance: 1.20 km (click for directions)
Free parking. Maximum stay 12 hours
Telephone: 08453371000
Operated by: South Somerset District Council
Templecombe Station Car Park
Station Road, Templecombe, Somerset
Templecombe
BA8 0JR
Distance: 2.29 km (click for directions)
Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual parking tickets available.
Telephone: 08456000650
Operated by: South West Trains
Station Road Car Park
Station Road, Stalbridge, Dorset
Stalbridge
DT10 2RG
Distance: 2.52 km (click for directions)
Free of charge. Maxiumum stay 72 hours
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Alweston Playing Field Car Park
A3030, Alweston, Dorset
Alweston
DT9 5HS
Distance: 3.68 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
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Nearest Schools

Milborne Port Primary School
Distance: 1.24 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 10/11/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 169
Address: Milborne Port Primary School, North Street, DT9 5EP
Head: Mrs Rebecca Eyres (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Old Road to Milborne Port Primary School
St Nicholas CofE Primary School, Henstridge
Distance: 1.66 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 02/03/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 102
Address: St Nicholas CofE Primary School, Henstridge, Ash Walk, Henstridge, BA8 0QD
Head: Mrs Alison Shearer (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Old Road to St Nicholas CofE Primary School, Henstridge
Abbas and Templecombe Church of England Primary School
Distance: 2.38 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 26/06/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 119
Address: Abbas and Templecombe Church of England Primary School, School Lane, BA8 0HP
Head: Mr James Webb (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Old Road to Abbas and Templecombe Church of England Primary School
Stalbridge Church of England Primary School
Distance: 2.39 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 19/10/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 195
Address: Stalbridge Church of England Primary School, Stalbridge, DT10 2LP
Head: Mrs Sarah Lafferty-Jenkins (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Old Road to Stalbridge Church of England Primary School

Nearest Hospitals

Yeatman Hospital
Address: Hospital Lane, Sherborne, DT9 3JU,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01935 813991
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.07 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Yeatman Hospital
Wincanton Community Hospital
Address: Dancing Lane, Wincanton, BA9 9DQ,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01963 828444
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6.19 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Wincanton Community Hospital
Yeovil District Hospital
Address: Higher Kingston, Yeovil, BA21 4AT,
NHS Sector
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01935 475122
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Yeovil District Hospital
Westminster Memorial Hospital
Address: Abbey Walk, Shaftesbury, SP7 8BD,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01747 851535
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 10.36 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Westminster Memorial Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Old Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Old Road
2.47 Stalbridge Dental Practice Station Road, Stalbridge DT10 2RG
3.95 Market View Dental Care 89 Cheap Street DT9 3LS
3.96 Brooklyn House Dental Practice 26 Cheap Street DT9 3PX
4.01 Sherborne Dental Centre Yeatman Hospital, Hospital Lane DT9 3JF
4.05 Wessex House Dental Practice Wessex House, Westbury DT9 3EH

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Old Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near The Old Road
1.76 Milborne Port Surgery Gainsborough, Milbourne Port DT9 5FH tel:01963 250334
2.31 Dr Gaymer, M Port/templecombe Rock House, Station Road BA8 0JR tel:01963 370224
2.47 Stalbridge Surgery Station Road, Stalbridge DT10 2RG tel:01963 362363
3.66 The Apples Medical Centre East Mill Lane DT9 3DG tel:01935 812633
3.74 Newland Surgery Grove Medical Centre, Wootton Grove DT9 4DL tel:01935 813438

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Old Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near The Old Road
1.33 Milborne Port Pharmacy Limited 10 High Street, Milborne Port DT9 5AG tel:01963 250259
2.41 Stalbridge Pharmacy High Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LL tel:01963 362246
3.95 The Abbey Pharmacy 83 Cheap Street DT9 3BA tel:01935 812060
3.95 Well Sherborne - Cheap Street 77 Cheap Street DT9 3BA tel:01935 812035
3.95 Boots The Chemist 29 Cheap Street DT9 3BA tel:01935 812345

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Old Road

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Old Road
2.46 Grace Haine Eye Care Limited (stalbridge) 1 Skye House, Ring Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LZ
3.94 Vision Express (sherbourne) 57 Cheap Street DT9 3AX
3.97 Scrivens Opticians (sherborne) 62 Cheap Street DT9 3BJ
4.03 Helston Optical Ltd - Sherborne 1 Tilton Court, Digby Road DT9 3NL
4.33 Home Care Community Opticians Unit 21, Old Yarn Mills Business Centre, Westbury DT9 3RQ

Nearest Libraries

Milborne Port Library
Cross Cottage, North Street, Milborne Port, DT95ET
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 1.29 Miles
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Directions from The Old Road to Milborne Port Library
Stalbridge Library
Station Road, Stalbridge, DT102RG
Telephone:
Distance: 2.47 Miles
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Directions from The Old Road to Stalbridge Library
Sherborne Library
Hound Street, Sherborne, DT93AA
Telephone: 01935 812683
Distance: 3.87 Miles
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Directions from The Old Road to Sherborne Library
Wincanton Library
Carrington Way, Wincanton, BA99JS
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 6.17 Miles
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Directions from The Old Road to Wincanton Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Templecombe Station is 2.27 miles away.

Address: Templecombe station, Station Road, Templecombe, Somerset, BA8 0JR

Templecombe is situated on the South Western Main Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Templecombe Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from The Old Road to Templecombe Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:00:00
Axminster00:38:00
Basingstoke01:21:00
Clapham Junction02:01:00
Cranbrook (Devon)01:05:00
Crewkerne00:24:00
Exeter Central01:15:00
Exeter St David's01:18:00
Feniton00:57:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:08:00
Grateley00:53:00
Honiton00:51:00
London Waterloo02:10:30
Overton01:15:00
Pinhoe01:09:00
Salisbury00:40:30
Sherborne00:07:00
Tisbury00:18:00
Whimple01:01:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:09:00
Woking01:41:00
Yeovil Junction00:14:00

Sherborne Station is 3.96 miles away.

Address: Sherborne station, South Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3NB

Sherborne is situated on the South Western Main Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Sherborne Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from The Old Road to Sherborne Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover01:07:00
Axminster00:31:00
Basingstoke01:29:00
Clapham Junction02:09:00
Cranbrook (Devon)00:58:00
Crewkerne00:17:00
Exeter Central01:08:00
Exeter St David's01:11:00
Feniton00:50:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:16:00
Grateley01:01:00
Honiton00:44:00
London Waterloo02:19:00
Overton01:23:00
Pinhoe01:02:00
Salisbury00:48:00
Templecombe00:08:00
Tisbury00:26:00
Whimple00:54:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:17:00
Woking01:49:00
Yeovil Junction00:07:00

Thornford Station is 7.57 miles away.

Address: Thornford station, Thornford Road, Thornford, Dorset, DT9 6PT

Thornford is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Thornford Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Old Road to Thornford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:09:30
Bath Spa01:25:30
Bradford-on-Avon01:06:30
Bristol Parkway02:06:00
Bristol Temple Meads01:47:00
Bruton00:29:00
Cam & Dursley02:26:00
Castle Cary00:24:00
Chetnole00:07:00
Dorchester West00:32:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:04:30
Freshford01:12:00
Frome00:41:00
Gloucester02:46:00
Keynsham01:35:30
Maiden Newton00:18:00
Oldfield Park01:28:30
Trowbridge01:01:00
Upwey00:40:00
Westbury00:54:00
Weymouth00:45:00
Yate02:14:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:09:00
Yetminster00:03:00

Yetminster Station is 7.97 miles away.

Address: Yetminster station, Chapel Lane, Yetminster, Dorset, DT9 6LH

Yetminster is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Yetminster Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Old Road to Yetminster Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:11:30
Bath Spa01:28:00
Bradford-on-Avon01:08:30
Bristol Parkway02:08:00
Bristol Temple Meads01:50:00
Bruton00:31:00
Cam & Dursley02:28:00
Castle Cary00:26:00
Chetnole00:04:00
Dorchester West00:29:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:07:00
Freshford01:14:00
Frome00:44:00
Gloucester02:49:00
Keynsham01:38:00
Maiden Newton00:15:00
Oldfield Park01:31:00
Thornford00:02:00
Trowbridge01:03:00
Upwey00:37:00
Westbury00:56:00
Weymouth00:42:00
Yate02:16:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:11:00

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 29.32 miles away Directions from The Old Road to Bournemouth International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 31.26 miles away Directions from The Old Road to Bristol International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 46.02 miles away Directions from The Old Road to Exeter International Airport
Southampton Airport is 46.66 miles away Directions from The Old Road to Southampton Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 24.97 miles away

Directions from The Old Road to Weymouth Ferry Terminal

Poole Ferry Terminal is 26.29 miles away

Directions from The Old Road to Poole Ferry Terminal

Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 26.38 miles away

Directions from The Old Road to Poole Quay Ferry Landing

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 27.13 miles away

Directions from The Old Road to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Sherborne Old Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 3.37 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Sherborne Old Castle
Attraction Name: Sandford Orcas Manor House
Historic Properties
Distance: 4.82 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Sandford Orcas Manor House
Attraction Name: Sturminster Newton Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 6.28 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Sturminster Newton Museum
Attraction Name: Haynes International Motor Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.43 (miles)
Directions from The Old Road to Haynes International Motor Museum
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