Cranborne Hundred is a hundred in the county of Dorset, situated in the north-east of the county, adjacent to the borders with Hampshire and Wiltshire. It is bounded by Hampshire to the west; by Wiltshire to the north; by Sixpenny Handley to the north-west; and by Knowlton and Badbury Hundreds to the west. As well as the main portion in the north-east, it also comprises several pieces spread throughout the north of the county. It had a population of 42,720 in 2011.
It contains the following ancient parishes:
*: Remainder in Wiltshire.
|Hundreds of Dorset|
Badbury • Barrow • Beaminster and Redhone (including Bridport) • Bere Regis • Brownshall • Buckland and Sturminster Newton Castle • Cerne, Totcombe and Modbury • Cogdean (including Poole) • Coomb's Ditch • Corfe Castle • Cranborne • Culliford Tree • Eggerton • George • Gillingham Liberty • Godderthorne • Hasilor • Knowlton • Loosebarrow • Pimperne (including Blandford Forum) • Puddletown (including Weymouth) • Redlane • Rowbarrow • Rushmoor • Sherborne • Sixpenny Handley (including Shaftesbury) • Tollerford • Uggscombe (including Dorchester) • Upwimborne • Whitchurch Canonicorum (including Lyme Regis) • Whiteway • Winfrith (including Wareham) • Yetminster