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Ibberton, Dorset

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Ibberton, Dorset

Ibberton is a village in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated in the Blackmore Vale under the scarp face of the Dorset Downs hills, five miles south of Sturminster Newton and seven miles west of Blandford Forum. The village has a population of 134. Ibberton is the modern day name of the community, in the Domesday Book, it was recorded as Abristentona, later as Ebrictinton and Edbrichton.
DistrictNorth Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridST7807
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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


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

Ibberton, par., N. Dorset, 7 miles W. of Blandford, 1383 ac., pop. 187.

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