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Burton Bradstock, Dorset

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Burton Bradstock, Dorset

Burton Bradstock is a village and civil parish in West Dorset, England. Situated just inland from Chesil Beach, 3 miles east of Bridport, the village nestles around the church of St Mary the Virgin. Thatched cottages, built in the 16th and 17th centuries, punctuate the village, which contains two pubs, a primary school, shop, post office stores, beach café, hotel, garage, village hall, reading room and library. At the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 979.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4889
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01308
Population979 (2001)

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

Burton Bradstock, par., SW. Dorset, 4 miles SE. of Bridport, 2525 ac. land and 155 water, pop. 946; P.O.

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