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Loders, Dorset

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Loders, Dorset

Loders is a village in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district of the county, two miles north-east of the town of Bridport. It is a linear village, sited in the valley of the small River Asker, between Waddon Hill and Boarsbarrow Hill. In the 2001 Census the village had a population of 502. The parish of Loders comprises three settlements. In the east is Uploders which has its own public house, "The Crown", and a chapel.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY4994
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Loders, par. and vil., Dorset, in W. of co., 2 miles NE. of Bridport, 2241 ac., pop. 952; P.O.; called Lower Loders; has a flour mill and stone quarries; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Loders Court.

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