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Melbury Bubb, Dorset

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Melbury Bubb, Dorset

Melbury Bubb is a small village and parish in the county of Dorset in South West England. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district of the county, seven miles south of the town of Sherborne. It is sited on Cornbrash limestone soil beneath the chalk hills of the Dorset Downs. The A37 trunk road between Dorchester and Bristol passes about 0.5 miles to the west, on the other side of Bubb Down Hill. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 78.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST5906
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Melbury Bubb, par., Dorset, 5½ miles NW. of Cerne Abbas, 1227 ac., pop. 147.

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