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West Bay, Dorset

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West Bay, Dorset

West Bay, formerly known as Bridport Harbour, is situated approximately two miles from the centre of Bridport on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England, and is at the confluence of the River Brit. It has a fairly small harbour, two piers and two beaches. The east beach is part of the Chesil Beach.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4690
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset

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