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Melplash, Dorset

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Melplash, Dorset

Melplash is a village in the county of Dorset in South West England. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district of the county, being situated on the A3066 road 3 miles north of the town of Bridport and 2 south of the town of Beaminster.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4898
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01308

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

Melplash, eccl. dist. and vil., Netherbury and Poorstock pars., Dorset - dist., pop. 415; vil., 2 miles SE. of Beaminster; P.O.

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