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Bookham Lane near Alton Pancras

Bookham Lane is a Street near the Dorset village of Alton Pancras and measures approximately 1,966 metres long.

There is only one street named Bookham Lane making it unique in Great Britain.

Bookham Lane is within the area of Dorset Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Buckland Newton.

Bookham Lane has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 43210136 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Bookham Lane is roughly 147.86 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 169.80 and the lowest point being 136.00. A change of 33.80 metres.

Bookham Lane is located within the county of Dorset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 110.37 miles South West from the centre of London, 8.74 miles North from the centre of Dorchester, 11.56 miles South East from the centre of Yeovil and 25.67 miles West from the centre of Bournemouth.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Bookham Lane

Sunrise07:53
Sunset17:52

Latest Weather Conditions for Bookham Lane

Observed at Weather Station:Yeovilton 27 October 2020 at 05:00 (14.96 miles away)
Current Weather:Heavy rain shower (night)
Temperature and Humidity:9.4°C (85.5%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSW (7 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Bookham Lane Alton Pancras

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Dorchester
Address:5 Pope Street
Telephone: Learn More
8.87
2: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Town Centre
Address:Key Market House
Telephone: Learn More
11.36
3: Name:Premier Inn Yeovil Airfield
Address:1 Alvington Lane
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13.00
4: Name:Premier Inn Weymouth
Address:Gateway Business Park
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14.40
5: Name:Travelodge Wincanton
Address:Lawrence Hill, Wincanton, BA9 8AB
Telephone:0871 984 6511 Learn More
14.49
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Bookham Lane above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
147.86136.00169.8033.80

Frequently asked Questions for Bookham Lane

What Council (Local Authority) is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the local authority area of West Dorset District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the area of Buckland Newton Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the ward of Piddle Valley.

What County is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the ceremonial county of Dorset.

What Constituency is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the constituency of West Dorset.

What Part of the UK is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the Dorset Council area.

What Police Force area is Bookham Lane in?

Bookham Lane is located within the Dorset Police area.

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Location Details

Bookham Lane
Map showing the location of Bookham Lane
Latitude50.839161
Longitude-2.420963
OS Easting (X):370362
OS Northing (Y):104550
OS Grid Reference:ST704046

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bookham Lane

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00104166
ONS Area NameAgricultural Communities
Average Age45.79
Area Population1988.00
Male Population986.00 (50%)
Female Population1002.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants11 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01020539
LSOA Name:West Dorset 004D
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:E02004272
MSOA Name:West Dorset 004
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Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Sherborne
Ludborne Road, Sherborne, England, DT9 3ND
01935 816486
Distance: 8.33 Miles
Directions from Bookham Lane to Sainsburys Sherborne
Waitrose & Partners Dorchester
Tudor Arcade, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1BN
01305 268420
Distance: 8.65 Miles
Directions from Bookham Lane to Waitrose & Partners Dorchester
Waitrose Sherborne
Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BA
01935389490
Distance: 8.71 Miles
Directions from Bookham Lane to Waitrose Sherborne
Sainsburys Dorchester Local
Unit A, St. Martins Place, Bridport Road, Dorchester, England, DT1 2FB
1305259859
Distance: 8.74 Miles
Directions from Bookham Lane to Sainsburys Dorchester Local

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01300 - Cerne Abbas
Area Code: 01305 - Dorchester

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
The Member of Parliament is Chris Loder
Details for the MP Chris Loder on parliament.uk
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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: Piddle Valley Ward
Parish: Buckland Newton Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Dorset
County Council: Dorset Council

Nearest Car Parks

Cerne Giant Car Park
Duck Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorset
Cerne Abbas
DT2 7AL
Distance: 3.17 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01297489481
Operated by: National Trust
Hilfield Hill Car Park
Great Head Lane, Hilfield, Dorset
Hilfield
DT2 7BE
Distance: 4.23 km (click for directions)
2.2m width restriction
Telephone: 01305251228
Operated by: Dorset County Council
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Nearest Schools

Buckland Newton Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.89 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 12/07/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 91
Address: Buckland Newton Church of England Primary School, Buckland Newton, DT2 7BY
Head: Mrs Nicola Ralph (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bookham Lane to Buckland Newton Church of England Primary School
Piddle Valley Church of England First School
Distance: 3.15 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 23/04/2012)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 104
Address: Piddle Valley Church of England First School, Piddletrenthide, DT2 7QL
Head: Mrs Jayne Browne (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bookham Lane to Piddle Valley Church of England First School
Cerne Abbas Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School
Distance: 3.23 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 15/03/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 57
Address: Cerne Abbas Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School, Duck Street, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7LA
Head: Mrs Catherine Cresswell (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bookham Lane to Cerne Abbas Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School
Hazelbury Bryan Primary School
Distance: 3.81 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 03/03/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 95
Address: Hazelbury Bryan Primary School, Droop, DT10 2ED
Head: Mrs Julie Sharpe (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bookham Lane to Hazelbury Bryan 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: 8.77 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to Yeatman Hospital
Dorset County Hospital
Address: Williams Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2JY,
NHS Sector
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01305 251150
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.79 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to Dorset County Hospital
Maiden Castle House
Address: 30 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, DT1 2ER,
Independent Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 9.25 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to Maiden Castle House
BMI The Winterbourne Hospital
Address: Herringston Road, Dorchester, DT1 2DR,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01305 263252
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.59 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to BMI The Winterbourne Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Bookham Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Bookham Lane
7.72 The Old Malt House Dental Practice Bridge Street DT10 1BZ
7.91 Old Market Dental Practice Station Road DT10 1BB
8.45 Wessex House Dental Practice Wessex House, Westbury DT9 3EH
8.49 Market View Dental Care 89 Cheap Street DT9 3LS
8.56 Stalbridge Dental Practice Station Road, Stalbridge DT10 2RG

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Bookham Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
3.11 Cerne Abbas Surgery 51 Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JG tel:01300 341666
3.72 Hazlebury Bryan Village Hall Village Hall, Churchfoot Lane, Hazlebury Bryan DT10 2DR tel:01300 341666
6.62 Milton Abbas Surgery Catherines Well, Milton Abbas DT11 0AT tel:01258 880210
7.29 Puddletown Surgery 1 Athelhampton Road, Puddletown DT2 8FY tel:01305 848333
7.34 Milton Road Surgery 7 Milton Road Close, Milborne St Andrew DT11 0JY

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Bookham Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
7.85 Your Local Boots Pharmacy Market Place DT10 1AS tel:01258 472426
8.55 The Abbey Pharmacy 83 Cheap Street DT9 3BA tel:01935 812060
8.55 Well Sherborne - Cheap Street 77 Cheap Street DT9 3BA tel:01935 812035
8.55 Boots The Chemist 29 Cheap Street DT9 3BA tel:01935 812345
8.57 Stalbridge Pharmacy High Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LL tel:01963 362246

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Bookham Lane

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Bookham Lane
7.78 Vision Express (sturminster Newton) 2 Retsel House, Bridge Street DT10 1AW
8.33 Home Care Community Opticians Unit 21, Old Yarn Mills Business Centre, Westbury DT9 3RQ
8.45 Helston Optical Ltd - Sherborne 1 Tilton Court, Digby Road DT9 3NL
8.47 Grace Haine Eye Care Limited (stalbridge) 1 Skye House, Ring Street, Stalbridge DT10 2LZ
8.55 Scrivens Opticians (sherborne) 62 Cheap Street DT9 3BJ

Nearest Libraries

Puddletown Library
High Street, Puddletown, DT28RX
Telephone: 01305 848506
Distance: 7.16 Miles
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Directions from Bookham Lane to Puddletown Library
Sturminster Newton Library
Brinsley Close, Sturminster Newton, DT101EH
Telephone: 01258 472669
Distance: 7.88 Miles
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Directions from Bookham Lane to Sturminster Newton Library
Dorchester Library
Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT11XJ
Telephone: 01305 224440224652
Distance: 8.53 Miles
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Directions from Bookham Lane to Dorchester Library
Stalbridge Library
Station Road, Stalbridge, DT102RG
Telephone:
Distance: 8.56 Miles
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Directions from Bookham Lane to Stalbridge Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Chetnole Station is 6.94 miles away.

Address: Chetnole station, Stockbridge Road, Chetnole, Dorset, DT9 6EP

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

Chetnole Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Bookham Lane to Chetnole Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:14:30
Bath Spa01:31:30
Bradford-on-Avon01:11:30
Bristol Parkway02:11:00
Bristol Temple Meads01:53:00
Bruton00:34:30
Cam & Dursley02:31:00
Castle Cary00:29:30
Dorchester West00:25:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:10:30
Freshford01:17:00
Frome00:47:00
Gloucester02:52:00
Keynsham01:41:30
Maiden Newton00:11:00
Oldfield Park01:34:30
Thornford00:05:00
Trowbridge01:06:00
Upwey00:33:00
Westbury00:59:00
Weymouth00:38:00
Yate02:19:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:14:00
Yetminster00:03:00

Maiden Newton Station is 7.66 miles away.

Address: Maiden Newton station, Station Road, Maiden Newton, Dorset, DT2 0AE

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

Maiden Newton Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Bookham Lane to Maiden Newton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff01:23:30
Bath Spa01:40:30
Bradford-on-Avon01:20:30
Bristol Parkway02:20:00
Bristol Temple Meads02:02:30
Bruton00:43:00
Cam & Dursley02:40:00
Castle Cary00:38:00
Chetnole00:09:00
Dorchester West00:11:00
Filton Abbey Wood02:19:30
Freshford01:26:00
Frome00:55:00
Gloucester03:01:00
Keynsham01:50:30
Oldfield Park01:43:30
Thornford00:14:00
Trowbridge01:15:00
Upwey00:18:30
Westbury01:08:00
Weymouth00:24:00
Yate02:28:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:23:00
Yetminster00:12:00

Yetminster Station is 7.71 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 Bookham Lane 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

Sherborne Station is 8.28 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 Bookham Lane 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

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 26.07 miles away Directions from Bookham Lane to Bournemouth International Airport
Bristol International Airport is 39.87 miles away Directions from Bookham Lane to Bristol International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 44.13 miles away Directions from Bookham Lane to Exeter International Airport
Southampton Airport is 46.87 miles away Directions from Bookham Lane to Southampton Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 16 miles away

Directions from Bookham Lane to Weymouth Ferry Terminal

Poole Ferry Terminal is 20.75 miles away

Directions from Bookham Lane to Poole Ferry Terminal

Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 20.96 miles away

Directions from Bookham Lane to Poole Quay Ferry Landing

Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 22.81 miles away

Directions from Bookham Lane to Brownsea Island Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bookham Lane is approximately 6.64 miles from the A35

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Hardy's Cottage
Gardens
Distance: 7.65 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to Hardy's Cottage
Attraction Name: Sturminster Newton Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 7.82 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to Sturminster Newton Museum
Attraction Name: Sherborne Old Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 8.4 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to Sherborne Old Castle
Attraction Name: Max Gate
Historic Properties
Distance: 9.06 (miles)
Directions from Bookham Lane to Max Gate
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