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Blackdown, Dorset

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Blackdown, Dorset

Blackdown is a small village in the West Dorset district of Dorset, England; situated 7 miles west of Beaminster. The local travel links are located 5 miles from the village to Crewkerne railway station and 25 miles to Exeter International Airport. The main road through the village is the B3165, connecting Blackdown and Lyme Regis. The village has a population of 128 according to the 2001 Census.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST3903
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01308

Blackdown, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Blackdown.-- vil., Broadwinsor par., W. Dorset, 5½ miles NW. of Beaminster.

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