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Bradpole, Dorset

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Bradpole, Dorset

Bradpole is a village in south west Dorset, England, in the Brit valley, one mile outside Bridport. As of 2001 it has a population of 2,270, 38.8% of whom are retired. It is the birthplace of industrialist and Liberal Party politician William Edward Forster (1818 - 1886).
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4794
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
 

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

Bratepolle

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

Bradpole, par., SW. Dorset, 1 mile NE. of Bridport, 966 ac., pop. 1567.

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