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Littlebredy, Dorset

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Littlebredy, Dorset

Littlebredy (sometimes written Little Bredy) is a small village in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district of the county, about seven miles west of the county town of Dorchester. It is sited at the head of the valley of the small River Bride, and is surrounded by wooded chalk hills of the Dorset Downs. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 85.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY5889
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Bredy ~ Bredy Little ~ Little Bredy

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

Littlebredy, par., Dorset, 6¾ miles SW. of Dorchester, 1636 ac., pop. 193; P.O., called Little Bredy.

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