Compton, also known locally as Compton Abbas is a remote hamlet at
the end of a West Dorset country lane and should not be confused with
Dorset's other Compton Abbas in the north of the county.
tiny stone village has little of interest beyond it's little redundant
Victorian Church, although the 'Big house' was used as the setting for
the BBC adaptation of one of Agatha Christie's, Miss Marples novels.
Most of the rest of the scenes being located in the picturesque village
of Powerstock on the other side of Eggardon hill.