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Lydlinch, Dorset

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Lydlinch, Dorset

Lydlinch is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It lies within the North Dorset administrative district of the county, three miles west of the town of Sturminster Newton. It is sited on Oxford clay close to the small River Lydden in the Blackmore Vale. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 431. 19th-century Dorset dialect poet William Barnes was born in the hamlet of Bagber which lies about half a mile to the east.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST7413
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Lydlinch, par., Dorset, in N. of co., 3 miles SW. of Sturminster, 2446 ac., pop. 354.

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