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a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

About Okeford Fitzpaine

A pretty village set in the Blackmore Vale in the heart of North Dorset, just 3 miles south of the market town of Sturminster Newton.

Within the parish are 61 structures that are listed by Historic England for their historic or architectural interest, which includes a green painted K6 telephone box and 50 metres of raised pavement along Shillingstone lane, and a table tomb in St Andrews churchyard.

The village also boasts its very own museum exhibiting the village's own early 19th-century fire engine and the World War II air-raid siren issued to the village post office.

In 1086 in the Domesday Book Okeford Fitzpaine was recorded as Adford. It had 40 households, 16 ploughlands, 21 acres of meadow and a mill.

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