Postcode DT8 3AT (Dorset) Terminated January 2005

Map showing DT8 3AT and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT8 3AT is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 2005 and terminated in January 2005.DT8 3AT is a large user postcode, usually allocated to a single address receiving at least 500 mail items per day.

DT8 3AT is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 5.7 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of DT8 3AT as Urbanites > Ageing urban living > Self-sufficient retirement.

The closest road name to DT8 3AT is Francis Mews which is centered 28 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Red Lion and is 46 m away.

The closest primary school to DT8 3AT (for ages 11 and under) is Beaminster St Mary's Academy. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Requires improvement on May 22, 2019. The closest secondary school (for ages 11-18) is Beaminster School. The last OFSTED inspection on September 21, 2017 rated this school as Good

The local pub for residents of DT8 3AT is The White Swan and is 7.02 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on December 2, 2021.

Policing for DT8 3AT is covered by the Dorset police force association and Dorset is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to DT8 3AT and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT8 3AT, and the approximate distance away.

Francis Mews 28 m
Church Street 29 m
Shadrack Street 95 m
Champions Gardens 95 m
Pines Mews 100 m
Hogshill Street 108 m
Yarn Barton 108 m
Prout Hill 126 m
Tanyard 136 m
St Mary Well Street 153 m
Short's Way 165 m
Fleet Street 196 m
School House Close 224 m
North Street 225 m
Barnes Lane 274 m


Information about the postcode DT8 3AT

Introduction January 2005
Termination January 2005
User Type Large User - allocated to single addresses receiving at least 500 mail items per day

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from DT8 3AT - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Beaminster School Good
(September 21, 2017)
635 m
Beaminster St Mary's Academy Requires improvement
(May 22, 2019)
664 m
Mountjoy School Good
(October 21, 2021)
1.31 km
Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 15, 2016)
4.36 km
Salway Ash Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
4.38 km
Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Good
(January 25, 2018)
4.51 km
Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 15, 2018)
6.35 km
The Sir John Colfox Academy Good
(March 1, 2018)
6.94 km
Misterton Church of England First School Good
(March 9, 2016)
7.17 km
Loders CofE Primary Academy Good
(March 27, 2019)
7.2 km
St Catherine's Roman Catholic School Requires improvement
(June 13, 2019)
7.59 km
Bridport Primary School Requires improvement
(March 20, 2019)
8.12 km
St Bartholomew's Church of England First School Good
(November 9, 2017)
8.4 km
Perrott Hill 8.43 km
Maiden Beech Academy Good
(February 2, 2022)
8.5 km
Symondsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 11, 2020)
8.55 km
Bridport, St Mary's Church of England Primary School Good
(November 1, 2018)
9.31 km
Wadham School Good
(June 27, 2019)
9.43 km
Ashlands Church of England First School Good
(March 16, 2017)
9.54 km
Haselbury Plucknett Church of England First School Good
(July 17, 2018)
9.64 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from DT8 3AT - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
The White Swan Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
December 2, 2021
7.02 km
Calendar Cottage Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
November 4, 2021
7.14 km
Misterton First School School/college/university 5
Very Good
April 24, 2021
7.17 km
The Globe Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
March 23, 2022
7.3 km
Porky-Blinders Somerset Limited Retailers - other 4
October 31, 2021
7.32 km
@ Sue's Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 8, 2021
7.75 km
OVERLANDS FARM Retailers - other Exempt
December 12, 2018
7.89 km
RLCM Wholesale Other catering premises Exempt
7.98 km
Parrett Preserves Other catering premises 5
Very Good
July 16, 2019
8.17 km
The Manor Arms Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
June 17, 2021
8.17 km
Hoskyns Memorial Hall Other catering premises 5
Very Good
January 10, 2022
8.23 km
North Perrott Cricket Club Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
January 10, 2022
8.23 km
Holy Cow Organic Milk Manufacturers/packers 5
Very Good
March 29, 2021
8.29 km
Central Stores Retailers - other 5
Very Good
July 27, 2021
8.29 km
St Bartholomews C Of E Vc First School School/college/university 5
Very Good
December 7, 2021
8.4 km
Perrott Hill Trust School School/college/university 4
December 2, 2021
8.43 km
Clapton Farm Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 11, 2022
8.5 km
Maiden Beech Academy School/college/university 5
Very Good
October 8, 2021
8.5 km
The Home Bakery Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 17, 2021
8.52 km
The Original Factory Shop Retailers - other 4
February 9, 2021
8.52 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT8 3AT - Data from Apr 2022

Red Lion Bus Stop/Station 46 m
Red Lion Bus Stop/Station 52 m
Red Lion Bus Stop/Station 76 m
The Fire Station Bus Stop/Station 343 m
The Fire Station Bus Stop/Station 346 m
Exeter International Airport Air 48.52 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT8 3AT - Data from Dec 2021

Tower Hill Hill Or Mountain 130 m
Edmund Coombe Coppice Woodland Or Forest 544 m
Whatley Pond Inland Water 892 m
Whitcombe Coppice Woodland Or Forest 987 m
Pucketts Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.21 km
Workhouse Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.25 km
The Grove Woodland Or Forest 1.3 km
Saunders Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.31 km
Coombe Down Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.45 km
Parnham Lake Inland Water 1.51 km
Crab Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.57 km
Common Wood Woodland Or Forest 1.58 km
Coombe Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Woods Coppice Woodland Or Forest 1.63 km
Storridge Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.71 km


Country England
Latitude 50.80898600
Longitude -2.73959800
OS Easting 347985
OS Northing 0101309
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association



Westminster Parliamentary
West Dorset
Electoral Ward Beaminster
Local Authority District Dorset
Region / Government Office Region South West
European Electoral Region South West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Dorset
Local Learning and Skills Council Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000059
Travel To Work Area Bridport


NHS England Region South West
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance Wessex
Strategic Health Authority
South West
Sustainability and Transformation
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Dorset CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Urbanites
Group: Ageing urban living
Subgroup: Self-sufficient retirement
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Built-Up Area Beaminster BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049541
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 003
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 003B
Output Area / Small Area 5B3