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The Knapp in Fontmell Magna

The Knapp is a Street in the Dorset village of Fontmell Magna and measures approximately 127 metres long.

There are 10 other streets named The Knapp in Great Britain.

The Knapp 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 Fontmell Magna.

The Knapp has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 27601797 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Knapp is roughly 80.72 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 82.10 and the lowest point being 78.70. A change of 3.40 metres.

The Knapp is located within the county of Dorset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 98.03 miles South West from the centre of London, 19.13 miles South West from the centre of Salisbury, 19.19 miles East from the centre of Yeovil and 19.62 miles North East from the centre of Dorchester.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Knapp

Sunrise09:02
Sunset17:34

Latest Weather Conditions for The Knapp

Observed at Weather Station:Bournemouth Airport 17 January 2021 at 02:00 (19.57 miles away)
Current Weather:Cloudy
Temperature and Humidity:3.7°C (85.9%)
Wind Direction and Speed:W (5 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Knapp Fontmell Magna

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Wincanton
Address:Lawrence Hill, Wincanton, BA9 8AB
Telephone:0871 984 6511 Learn More
12.00
2: Name:Premier Inn Poole North
Address:Cabot Lane
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16.63
3: Name:Premier Inn Bournemouth Ferndown
Address:504 Ringwood Road
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16.88
4: Name:Travelodge Ringwood
Address:A31 Eastbound, St Leonards, Ringwood, BH24 2NR
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5: Name:Premier Inn Poole Centre - Holes Bay
Address:Holes Bay Road
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17.90
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Knapp above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
80.7278.7082.103.40

Frequently asked Questions for The Knapp

What Council (Local Authority) is The Knapp in?

The Knapp is located within the local authority area of North Dorset District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Knapp in?

The Knapp is located within the area of Fontmell Magna Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Knapp in?

The Knapp is located within the ward of The Beacon.

What County is The Knapp in?

The Knapp is located within the ceremonial county of Dorset.

What Constituency is The Knapp in?

The Knapp is located within the constituency of North Dorset.

What Part of the UK is The Knapp in?

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

What County Council area is The Knapp in?

The Knapp is located within the Dorset Council area.

What Police Force area is The Knapp in?

The Knapp is located within the Dorset Police area.

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Location Details

The Knapp
Map showing the location of The Knapp
Latitude50.951141
Longitude-2.191349
OS Easting (X):386560
OS Northing (Y):116934
OS Grid Reference:ST866169

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Knapp

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00103711
ONS Area NameRural Life
Average Age46.39
Area Population2277.00
Male Population1268.00 (56%)
Female Population1009.00 (44%)
Benefit Claimants7 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01020460
LSOA Name:North Dorset 005D
SOA Code:2a
SOA Name:Ageing rural neighbourhoods
MSOA Code:E02004259
MSOA Name:North Dorset 005
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Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Shaftesbury Superstore
Christy's Ln, Shaftesbury, SP7 8PF
0345 677 9829
Distance: 3.86 Miles
Directions from The Knapp to Tesco Shaftesbury Superstore
Iceland Blandford Forum
26 Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7AR
01258453479
Distance: 6.61 Miles
Directions from The Knapp to Iceland Blandford Forum
Morrisons Blandford Forum
West Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7AW
01258 459155
Distance: 6.72 Miles
Directions from The Knapp to Morrisons Blandford Forum
Iceland Gillingham Dorset
Unit 1 Harwood Ret Centre, Gillingham, , SP8 4PY
01747229476
Distance: 6.82 Miles
Directions from The Knapp to Iceland Gillingham Dorset

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01747 - Shaftesbury
Area Code: 01258 - Blandford Forum

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of North Dorset District Council
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Nordon, Salisbury Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7LL
Send email
Telephone Number: 01258 454 111
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Simon Hoare
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In the 2019 General Election Simon Hoare won with a majority of 24,301 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 76,765
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: The Beacon Ward
Parish: Fontmell Magna Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Dorset
County Council: Dorset Council

Nearest Car Parks

Bell Street Car Park
Bell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8JY
Distance: 3.84 km (click for directions)
2 hour maximum stay in short stay bays, 4 hour maximum stay in long stay bays. No return within 1 hour. Blue badge holders can park for up to 3 hours for free, but only in a designated bay. 6 and 12 month permits available for long stay.
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Angel Lane Car Park
Angel Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8DF
Distance: 3.85 km (click for directions)
Blue Badge Holders can park for up to 3 hours for free, but only in a designated bay. Maximum stay 4 hours, no return within 1 hour. Charging hours Monday to Saturday including Bank Holidays 8am - 6pm. 6 and 12 month permits available
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Longmead Car Park
Wincombe Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8PX
Distance: 3.99 km (click for directions)
72 hour maximum stay. Charging hours Monday to Saturday including Bank Holidays 8am - 6pm. 6 and 12 month permits available.
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
Barton Hill Car Park
Bleke Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury
SP7 8QA
Distance: 4.03 km (click for directions)
Free parking. Maximum stay 72 hours
Telephone: 01258484315
Operated by: North Dorset District Council
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Nearest Schools

St Andrew`S Church of England Primary School
Distance: 0.05 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected 10/03/2017)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 86
Address: St Andrew`S Church of England Primary School, West Street, Fontmell Magna, SP7 0PF
Head: Mr John Croker ()
Directions from The Knapp to St Andrew`S Church of England Primary School
Clayesmore Preparatory School
Distance: 1.38 Miles
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 246
Address: Clayesmore Preparatory School, Iwerne Minster, DT11 8PH
Head: Mrs Jo Thomson ()
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Knapp to Clayesmore Preparatory School
Clayesmore School
Distance: 1.38 Miles
Ofsted Score: 4 Inadequate ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 437
Address: Clayesmore School, Iwerne Minster, DT11 8LL
Head: Mr Jo Thomson (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Knapp to Clayesmore School
Shaftesbury School
Distance: 3.53 Miles
Phase: Secondary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 10/06/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 979
Address: Shaftesbury School, Salisbury Road, SP7 8ER
Head: Mr Tim Farrer (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Knapp to Shaftesbury School

Nearest Hospitals

Westminster Memorial Hospital
Address: Abbey Walk, Shaftesbury, SP7 8BD,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01747 851535
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Distance: 3.72 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Westminster Memorial Hospital
Blandford Community Hospital
Address: Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, DT11 7DD,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01258 456541
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 6.17 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Blandford Community Hospital
Wincanton Community Hospital
Address: Dancing Lane, Wincanton, BA9 9DQ,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01963 828444
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 12.35 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Wincanton Community Hospital
Victoria Hospital
Address: Victoria Hospital, Victoria Road, Wimborne, BH21 1ER,
NHS Sector
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01202 856410
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Distance: 13.36 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Victoria Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Knapp

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Knapp
2.67 Guys Marsh (dental Surgery) Guys Marsh SP7 0AH
3.84 R G Carnall And Associates 21 Bell Street SP7 8AR
3.96 Shaftesbury Dental Practice Westfields', New Road SP7 8QH
4.24 Ivy Cross Dental Surgery 1 Grosvenor Road SP7 8DP
4.29 The Old School The Old School, Church Road, Shillingstone DT11 0SL

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Knapp

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
0.15 Fontmell Magna Surgery West Street, Fontmell Magna SP7 0PF
3.15 The Surgery Upper St, Child Oakford DT11 8EF
3.57 Abbey View Medical Centre Salisbury Road SP7 8DH
5.15 Blackmore Vale Partnership Old Market Hill DT10 1QU tel:01258 474500
5.41 Marnhull Surgery Church Hill, Marnhull DT10 1PU

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Knapp

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
3.49 Lloydspharmacy Abbeyview Medical Centre, Hawkesdene Lane SP7 8NU tel:01747 852086
3.80 Boots The Chemist 33 High Street SP7 8JE tel:01747 852471
5.25 Your Local Boots Pharmacy Market Place DT10 1AS tel:01258 472426
5.41 Marnhull Pharmacy Church Hill, Marnhull DT10 1PU tel:01258 820352
6.63 Boots The Chemist 10-14 Salisbury Street DT11 7AR tel:01258 452824

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Knapp

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Knapp
3.80 Harrold Opticians (shaftsbury) 49 High Street SP7 8JE
3.83 Eyestyle Centre Opticians (shaftesbury) 56 High Street SP7 8AA
3.84 Robert Frith Optometrists Ltd (shaftesbury) Wesley House, 12 Bell Street SP7 8AR
5.30 Vision Express (sturminster Newton) 2 Retsel House, Bridge Street DT10 1AW
6.65 Specsavers Opticians Blandford Forum 44 East Street DT11 7DR

Nearest Libraries

Shaftesbury Library
Bell Street, Shaftesbury, SP78AE
Telephone: 01747 852256
Distance: 3.89 Miles
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Directions from The Knapp to Shaftesbury Library
Sturminster Newton Library
Brinsley Close, Sturminster Newton, DT101EH
Telephone: 01258 472669
Distance: 5.26 Miles
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Directions from The Knapp to Sturminster Newton Library
Blandford Library
The Tabernacle, Blandford Forum, DT117DW
Telephone: 01258 452075
Distance: 6.64 Miles
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Directions from The Knapp to Blandford Library
Gillingham Library
Chantry Fields, Gillingham, SP84UA
Telephone: 01747 822180
Distance: 6.91 Miles
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Directions from The Knapp to Gillingham Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Gillingham (Dorset) Station is 6.73 miles away.

Address: Gillingham station, Station Yard, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4PZ

Gillingham (Dorset) is situated on the South Western Main Line and is managed by South Western Railway.

Gillingham (Dorset) Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Knapp to Gillingham (Dorset) Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover00:52:00
Axminster00:46:00
Basingstoke01:13:00
Clapham Junction01:53:00
Cranbrook (Devon)01:13:00
Crewkerne00:32:00
Exeter Central01:23:00
Exeter St David's01:26:00
Feniton01:05:00
Grateley00:45:00
Honiton00:59:00
London Waterloo02:02:00
Overton01:07:00
Pinhoe01:17:00
Salisbury00:32:00
Sherborne00:15:00
Templecombe00:08:00
Tisbury00:10:00
Whimple01:09:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)01:01:00
Woking01:33:00
Yeovil Junction00:22:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:32:00

Tisbury Station is 9.02 miles away.

Address: Tisbury station, Station Road, Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 6JT

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

Tisbury Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Knapp to Tisbury Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Andover00:41:00
Axminster00:57:00
Basingstoke01:03:00
Clapham Junction01:43:00
Cranbrook (Devon)01:23:00
Crewkerne00:43:00
Exeter Central01:34:00
Exeter St David's01:37:00
Feniton01:16:00
Gillingham (Dorset)00:11:00
Grateley00:35:00
Honiton01:10:00
London Waterloo01:51:30
Overton00:57:00
Pinhoe01:27:00
Salisbury00:21:00
Sherborne00:26:00
Templecombe00:19:00
Whimple01:19:00
Whitchurch (Hampshire)00:51:00
Woking01:23:00
Yeovil Junction00:33:00

Templecombe Station is 10.43 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 Knapp 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 14.01 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 Knapp 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 19.73 miles away Directions from The Knapp to Bournemouth International Airport
Southampton Airport is 36.19 miles away Directions from The Knapp to Southampton Airport
Bristol International Airport is 37.58 miles away Directions from The Knapp to Bristol International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 55.58 miles away Directions from The Knapp to Exeter International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 18.82 miles away

Directions from The Knapp to Poole Quay Ferry Landing

Poole Ferry Terminal is 18.85 miles away

Directions from The Knapp to Poole Ferry Terminal

Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 20.84 miles away

Directions from The Knapp to Brownsea Island Ferry Landing

Sandbanks Ferry Terminal is 21.32 miles away

Directions from The Knapp to Sandbanks Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

The Knapp is approximately 10.03 miles from the A303

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Gold Hill Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 3.77 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Gold Hill Museum
Attraction Name: Sturminster Newton Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 5.26 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Sturminster Newton Museum
Attraction Name: Blandford Town Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 6.72 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Blandford Town Museum
Attraction Name: Old Wardour Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 7.41 (miles)
Directions from The Knapp to Old Wardour Castle
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