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Netherbury, Dorset

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Netherbury, Dorset

Netherbury is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district and is sited by the small River Brit, one mile south of Beaminster and five miles north of Bridport. The A3066 road connecting those towns lies 0.5 miles to the east. As of 2001 the population of the village was 1,276. In addition to domestic buildings, Netherbury comprises a church, a village hall, and a play park.
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4699
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

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

Niderberie

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

Netherbury, par. and vil., Dorset par. (containing part of Melplash), 6225 ac., pop. 1584.; vil., 1½ mile SW. of Beaminster; P.O.

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