In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Hanford like this:
Hanford.-- par., N. Dorset, on river Stour, 4 miles NW. of Blandford, 460 ac., pop. 56; contains the seat of Hanford House.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hanford in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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