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East Chelborough, Dorset

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East Chelborough, Dorset

East Chelborough is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. It is located 12 kilometres north-east of Beaminster. On the top of the ridge at the nearby Castle Hill are the earthwork remains of a motte-and-bailey castle.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST5505
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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

Chelborough ~ Chelborough East ~ Lewcombe ~ Luccombe

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

Chelborough, East, par., NW. Dorset, on border of co., 6½ miles NE. of Beaminster, 948 ac., pop. 113.

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