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Crendell is a hamlet in the civil parish of Alderholt[1] in the East Dorset district of Dorset, England. The hamlet is close to the Dorset-Hampshire border. Its nearest town is Verwood, which lies approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) south from the hamlet.

Crendell
Crendell, Methodist Chapel - geograph.org.uk - 644443.jpg
Methodist Chapel, Crendell
Crendell is located in Dorset
Crendell
Crendell
Location within Dorset
OS grid referenceSU082134
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFORDINGBRIDGE
Postcode districtSP6
Dialling code01425
PoliceDorset
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
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50°55′13″N 1°53′01″W / 50.920324°N 1.883574°W / 50.920324; -1.883574Coordinates: 50°55′13″N 1°53′01″W / 50.920324°N 1.883574°W / 50.920324; -1.883574

Crendell has about ten houses.[2] Clay was once mined here for the local pottery industry in Alderholt.[3] Crendell also has a Methodist chapel, which lies on the Hampshire side of the county border. The chapel, which was built in 1870, closed in 2011.[2]

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  1. ^ History, St James Church, Alderholt
  2. ^ a b Crendell Church closes as Alderholt Chapel opens, BBC News, 27 May 2011
  3. ^ A History of Alderholt