Postcode DT9 6RH (Dorset)

Map showing DT9 6RH and nearby postcodes

The postcode DT9 6RH is located in Dorset It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. DT9 6RH is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

DT9 6RH is one of the less deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 6.3 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 DT9 6RH as Rural residents > Farming communities > Older farming communities.

The closest road name to DT9 6RH is Mill Lane which is centered 28 m away.

The nearest bus stop is St Marys School and is 50 m away. The closest railway station is Yeovil Junction Rail Station, 1.67 km away.

The closest primary school to DT9 6RH (for ages 11 and under) is St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas. It achieved an OFSTED rating of Good on February 3, 2022.

The local pub for residents of DT9 6RH is Yeovil Golf Club Ltd and is 2.07 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as Very Good on September 16, 2020.

Residents reported an average download speed of 40.9 Mbps and an average upload speed of 9.3 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 60% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Policing for DT9 6RH 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 DT9 6RH and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to DT9 6RH, and the approximate distance away.

Mill Lane 28 m
Churchwell Close 171 m
Churchwell Street 185 m
Church Road 230 m
Higher Westbury 302 m
The Cross 322 m
Manor Close 351 m
Bishop's Lane 354 m
Bakehouse Lane 418 m
North Street 483 m
Westbury 491 m
A356 12.75 km
A37 18.27 km
A35 28.76 km
A303 34.32 km


Information about the postcode DT9 6RH

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from DT9 6RH - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas Good
(February 3, 2022)
0 m
Thornford CofE Primary School 2 km
Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School Good
(September 13, 2017)
2.67 km
Fiveways Special School Outstanding
(November 23, 2017)
2.98 km
Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy Requires improvement
(February 14, 2019)
3.14 km
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Good
(September 22, 2021)
3.24 km
Reckleford Infant School and Nursery Good
(March 16, 2017)
3.24 km
St. Michael's Academy Good
(November 28, 2019)
3.33 km
St Gildas Catholic Primary School 3.51 km
Birchfield Community Primary School Good
(January 22, 2019)
3.7 km
Primrose Lane Primary School Outstanding
(July 3, 2019)
3.86 km
Huish Primary School 4.02 km
Yeovil College Good
(October 7, 2016)
4.19 km
Buckler's Mead School 4.2 km
Fairmead School Good
(February 28, 2018)
4.36 km
Milford Infants' School Good
(November 4, 2021)
4.38 km
Milford Junior School 4.38 km
Trent Young's CofE Primary School Good
(December 10, 2019)
4.4 km
Sherborne Abbey Church of England Primary School Good
(November 11, 2021)
4.41 km
Oaklands Primary School Good
(May 22, 2018)
4.46 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from DT9 6RH - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Yeovil Railway Centre-The Transfer Shed Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
October 27, 2021
1.6 km
COWPOOL FARM Retailers - other 5
Very Good
February 10, 2020
1.89 km
Boots UK Ltd Retailers - other Exempt
February 5, 2019
2.07 km
Game Retailers - other Exempt
August 6, 2020
2.07 km
Next Retail Retailers - other 5
Very Good
January 5, 2022
2.07 km
SPORTS DIRECT Retailers - other Exempt
January 8, 2020
2.07 km
Starbucks Coffee Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
September 16, 2021
2.07 km
TK Maxx Retailers - other Exempt
June 13, 2018
2.07 km
G KITE PROFESSIONAL SHOP Retailers - other Exempt
September 18, 2017
2.07 km
Yeovil Golf Club Ltd Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
September 16, 2020
2.07 km
The Royal Oak Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 24, 2021
2.17 km
Co-op Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 25, 2020
2.22 km
McDonald’s Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
December 8, 2021
2.36 km
Mole Valley Farmers Ltd Retailers - other 5
Very Good
November 8, 2021
2.46 km
Abyssinia Coffee Shop at Pittard PLC Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen 5
Very Good
June 1, 2021
2.54 km
T W Wrixon and Sons Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 3, 2021
2.56 km
Abbey Hill Steam Rally Mobile caterer Exempt
2.64 km
Tribute Festival Other catering premises Exempt
2.64 km
Wessex Truck Show Other catering premises Exempt
August 11, 2018
2.64 km
Yeovil Show Other catering premises Exempt
July 13, 2018
2.64 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to DT9 6RH - Data from Apr 2022

St Marys School Bus Stop/Station 50 m
Rose and Crown Bus Stop/Station 186 m
Yeovil Junction Rail Station Rail 1.67 km
Thornford Rail Station Rail 1.89 km
Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station Rail 2.67 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to DT9 6RH - Data from Dec 2021

Tilly's Hill Hill Or Mountain 1.48 km
Potter's Leaze Plantation Woodland Or Forest 1.61 km
Little Covert Woodland Or Forest 1.81 km
Clifton Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.08 km
Bedmill Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.33 km
Chapel Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.41 km
Mill Stream Inland Water 2.49 km
Peter's Hole Inland Water 2.5 km
Newton Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.53 km
Home Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.64 km
Constitution Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.65 km
Manor Lake Inland Water 2.81 km
Munden's Copse Woodland Or Forest 2.84 km
Summer House Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.84 km
Wyndham Hill Hill Or Mountain 2.87 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for DT9 6RH - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 40 Mbps 40.9 Mbps 53.47 Mbps
Upload 9.4 Mbps 9.3 Mbps 14.99 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% - -
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 29 7
30-300 Mbps 40% 42.8 9.7
300+ Mbps 60% - -


Country England
Latitude 50.92600700
Longitude -2.58946600
OS Easting 358667
OS Northing 0114227
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 Sherborne Rural
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 Yeovil


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: Rural residents
Group: Farming communities
Subgroup: Older farming communities
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Rural village
Built-Up Area Bradford Abbas BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33049529
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
West Dorset 002
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
West Dorset 002A
Output Area / Small Area 1A4