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Chideock, Dorset

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Chideock, Dorset

Chideock is a village in south west Dorset, England, situated on the A35 trunk road between Bridport and Lyme Regis. The village has a population of 597 based on the 2001 census. The parish of Chideock includes the coastal hamlet of Seatown, which lies less than 1 mile to the south on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. Seatown has a long shelving pebble beach, with views up towards the hill which forms Golden Cap, the highest cliff (191 metres) on the south coast of England.
DistrictWest Dorset
Post townBridport
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4292
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Chideock, coast par., W. Dorset, 2½ miles W. of Bridport, 2052 ac. (70 water), pop. 674; P.O.; contains Chideock House.

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