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Broadwindsor, Dorset

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Broadwindsor, Dorset

Broadwindsor is a village in west Dorset, England, two miles west of Beaminster. The village has a population of 1,218 (2001). Broadwindsor was also formerly a liberty, containing only the parish itself. Broadwindsor is renowned for its Craft Centre, Lewesdon Hill in bluebell time, 13th century church, in which Thomas Fuller preached.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST4302
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

Other names by which Broadwindsor, Dorset has been known in the past

Broadwinsor ~ Windesore

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

Broadwinsor, par., liberty, and vil., W. Dorset, 3 miles NW. of Beaminster, 6214 ac., pop. 1256; P.O., T.O.

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