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Chilfrome, Dorset

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Chilfrome, Dorset

Chilfrome is a hamlet and parish in the county of Dorset in England. It is situated in the West Dorset administrative district of the county, about 9 miles northwest of the county town of Dorchester. It lies between the villages of Cattistock and Maiden Newton in the upper reaches of the Frome Valley in the Dorset Downs.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY5898
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 Chilfrome, Dorset has been known in the past

Chilfroome ~ Frome

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

Chilfrome, par., W. Dorset, on river Frome, 6 miles SE. of Beaminster, 940 ac., pop. 91.

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