River Hooke


River Hooke

The River Hooke in Dorset, England, runs from its source at Toller Whelme through the villages of Hooke, Kingcombe, Toller Porcorum, and Toller Fratrum to join the Frome at Maiden Newton, a course of some 6 miles. The river was formerly called the Toller, whence the name of the three Toller villages, as well as of the hundred of Tollerford: its present name has apparently been taken from that of the village of Hooke by back-formation.

External links

* [http://downtodorchester.homestead.com/detailsRiverHooke.html Geology and map of the Hooke Valley]
*mmukscaled|ST520010|25|Map refs for the source of the River Hooke


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