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Sherborne is a town in the county of Dorset in southern England, located on the fringes of the Blackmore Vale.

Inhabited since Saxon times, Sherborne was established sometime before the 8th Century. It was once the capital of the Kingdom of Wessex. It was first recorded in history in 1086 as "Scirburne," meaning "clear stream."

Today, Sherborne is known for its history, castle, downtown area, quaint shopfronts, and ochre-colored stone architecture.

People Born in Sherborne


Sherborne in People's Lives

Keira KnightleyI traveled here in 2013 to film scenes of the movie The Imitation Game. We filmed at Sherborne School.

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