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* The town of Sandford in ''Film/HotFuzz'' is a pleasant, quiet, low-crime area where everybody's mostly amenable, in a country-England sort of way. The protagonist, who's [[CityMouse originally from London]], has a [[FishOutOfWater lot of trouble fitting in with the town's ways]]: he's an [[TheAce action movie protagonist]] trapped in a {{Barsetshire}}. [[spoiler: [[TownWithADarkSecret At least, so it seems]].]]

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* The town of Sandford in ''Film/HotFuzz'' is a pleasant, quiet, low-crime area where everybody's mostly amenable, in a country-England sort of way. The protagonist, who's [[CityMouse originally from London]], has a [[FishOutOfWater lot of trouble fitting in with the town's ways]]: he's an [[TheAce action movie protagonist]] trapped in a {{Barsetshire}}.one of these. [[spoiler: [[TownWithADarkSecret At least, so it seems]].]]


A Barsetshire may be set within a FictionalProvince (usually, as the case of the trope namer, a fictional county), but may instead be situated in a quiet corner of a real county.

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A Barsetshire may be set within a FictionalProvince (usually, as the case of the trope namer, a fictional county), but may instead also be situated in a quiet corner of a real county.


A Barsetshire may be set within a FictionalProvince (usually, as the case of the trope namer, a fictional county), but may instead be situated in a quite corner of a real county.

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A Barsetshire may be set within a FictionalProvince (usually, as the case of the trope namer, a fictional county), but may instead be situated in a quite quiet corner of a real county.


* This is where Literature/{{Lovejoy}} hangs his hat, though the white-collar crime rate is a bit higher that normal for Barsetshire.

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* This is where Literature/{{Lovejoy}} hangs his hat, hat in a fictional village in East Anglia, though the white-collar crime rate is a bit higher that normal for Barsetshire.


* The Yorkshire of veterinarian Creator/JamesHerriot's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small'' and its sequels certainly qualifies.

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* The Yorkshire of veterinarian Creator/JamesHerriot's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small'' and its sequels certainly qualifies.sequels.
* This is where Literature/{{Lovejoy}} hangs his hat, though the white-collar crime rate is a bit higher that normal for Barsetshire.


* The TV series adaptation of Creator/JamesHerriot's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small.''

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* The TV series adaptation of Creator/JamesHerriot's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small.''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall.''


* The Yorkshire of veterinarian Creator/JamesHerriott's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small'' and its sequels certainly qualifies.

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* The Yorkshire of veterinarian Creator/JamesHerriott's Creator/JamesHerriot's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small'' and its sequels certainly qualifies.



* The TV series adaptation of Creator/JamesHerriott's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small.''

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* The TV series adaptation of Creator/JamesHerriott's Creator/JamesHerriot's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small.''


* The Yorkshire of veterinarian James Herriott's autobiographical ''All Creatures Great and Small'' and its sequels certainly qualifies.

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* The Yorkshire of veterinarian James Herriott's autobiographical Creator/JamesHerriott's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small'' and its sequels certainly qualifies.


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* The TV series adaptation of Creator/JamesHerriott's [[RealLife autobiographical]] ''All Creatures Great and Small.''

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* The Yorkshire of veterinarian James Herriott's autobiographical ''All Creatures Great and Small'' and its sequels certainly qualifies.

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A Barsetshire may be set within a FictionalProvince (usually, as the case of the trope namer, a fictional county), but may instead be situated in a quite corner of a real county.


* ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'', the long-running TV adaptation of the ''TheRailwaySeries'', set on the island of Sodor.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'', the long-running TV adaptation of the ''TheRailwaySeries'', ''Literature/TheRailwaySeries'', set on the island of Sodor.


* The fictional island of Sodor from ''TheRailwaySeries''.

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* The fictional island of Sodor from ''TheRailwaySeries''.''Literature/TheRailwaySeries''.



* Nancy Ahtherton's ''AuntDimity'' series is mostly set in and around the village of Finch and the nearby market town of Upper Deeping, said to be in the Cotswolds. Dimity Westwood's ghost is an ongoing presence, but she is very well-mannered and largely confines herself to her cottage and her journal.

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* Nancy Ahtherton's ''AuntDimity'' ''Literature/AuntDimity'' series is mostly set in and around the village of Finch and the nearby market town of Upper Deeping, said to be in the Cotswolds. Dimity Westwood's ghost is an ongoing presence, but she is very well-mannered and largely confines herself to her cottage and her journal.


The TropeNamer is a fictitious county in England created by Creator/AnthonyTrollope. It was later re-used and developed by Angela Thirkell.

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The TropeNamer is a fictitious county in England created by Creator/AnthonyTrollope.Creator/AnthonyTrollope as the setting for his series ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfBarsetshire''. It was later re-used and developed by Angela Thirkell.


The TropeNamer is a fictitious county in England, created by Creator/AnthonyTrollope and later re-used and developed by Angela Thirkell. Barsetshire is the setting for a series of novels, containing one or a few small towns and a lot of countryside. Novels set in a Barsetshire are basically light domestic comedies, though they may have occasional nuggets of melodrama, drama, or even tragedy. Nothing blatantly science-fictional, fantastic, or paranormal takes place (except for the occasional ghost story or local legend related by a character), and any crime or espionage drama is muted and secondary.

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The TropeNamer is a fictitious county in England, created by Creator/AnthonyTrollope and later re-used and developed by Angela Thirkell. Barsetshire is the setting for a novel or series of novels, novels containing one or a few small towns and a lot of countryside. Novels set in a Barsetshire are basically light domestic comedies, though they may have occasional nuggets of melodrama, drama, or even tragedy. Nothing blatantly science-fictional, fantastic, or paranormal takes place (except for the occasional ghost story or local legend related by a character), and any crime or espionage drama is muted and secondary.



A Barsetshire is connected to the real world, and the people can go off and visit London or New York freely, or have visitors or emigres from such places. Often, real-world history is visible. A Barsetshire is distinct from other fictional towns in mainstream novels by being the setting for a whole series, in which the same characters and places appear over and over, though different ones may take center stage in any given book.

Compare {{Arcadia}} and FictionalCountry, contrast with LovecraftCountry and CampbellCountry.

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A Barsetshire is connected to the real world, and the people can go off and visit London or New York freely, or have visitors or emigres emigrés from such places. Often, real-world history is visible. A Barsetshire is distinct from other fictional towns in mainstream novels by being the setting for a whole series, series in which the same characters and places appear over and over, though different ones people may take center stage in any given book.

The TropeNamer is a fictitious county in England created by Creator/AnthonyTrollope. It was later re-used and developed by Angela Thirkell.

Compare {{Arcadia}} and FictionalCountry, contrast with FictionalCountry. Contrast LovecraftCountry and CampbellCountry.



* British books of etiquette sometimes use "Barsetshire" as a placeholder location when describing how to address [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever the aristocracy]], so for instance the section on how to address a Duke will refer to the "Duke of Barsetshire".
* A rare fantastic example, a large number of stories from the Franchise/CthulhuMythos happens in little fictional towns of New England, with many recurring characters (although most of them are driven mad).
* Creator/ThomasHardy set a lot of his novels in "Wessex", which encompassed a big chunk of the UK's south west from Berkshire to Devon.
* Zigzagged in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series, beginning with ''Literature/CrossAndPoppy.'' The setting's a lovely bit of countryside and most of the people are charming. ''Most.'' But Serious Things Happen There, as well: from crimes to personal crises to funerals to christenings.

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* British books of etiquette sometimes use "Barsetshire" as a placeholder location when describing how to address [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever the aristocracy]], so for instance the section on how to address a Duke will refer to the "Duke of Barsetshire".
* A rare fantastic example, a large number of stories from the Franchise/CthulhuMythos happens in little fictional towns of New England, with many recurring characters (although most of them are driven mad).
* Creator/ThomasHardy set a lot of his novels in "Wessex", which encompassed a big chunk of the UK's south west southwestern United Kingdom from Berkshire to Devon.
* Zigzagged in the ''Literature/VillageTales'' series, beginning with ''Literature/CrossAndPoppy.'' The setting's a lovely bit of countryside and most of the people are charming. ''Most.'' But Serious Things Happen There, as well: well, from crimes to personal crises to funerals to christenings.


* A rare fantastic example, a large number of stories from the {{Cthulhu Mythos}} happens in little fictional towns of New England, with many recurring characters (although most of them are driven mad).

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* A rare fantastic example, a large number of stories from the {{Cthulhu Mythos}} Franchise/CthulhuMythos happens in little fictional towns of New England, with many recurring characters (although most of them are driven mad).

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