|The parish of Folke lies 3½ miles southeast of
Sherborne and the church is dedicated to St Lawrence which was repaired
and restored i 1875, the north and south Aisles were built in 1628 and
the registers date from 1538.
The village is at
the end of a short road south of the A3030 and in the 19th century most
of the land was used to grow corn or was left as pasture and in 1891
there were 138 people living here, a Free School was built in 1844
though there was no post office.