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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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