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Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset

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Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset

Sydling St Nicholas is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southwest England. It is situated in the West Dorset administrative district, about 8 miles northwest of the county town Dorchester. It once constituted a liberty, containing only the parish itself. The parish - which includes the hamlet of Up Sydling to the north - covers an area of 2,075 hectares . As of 2011 the parish had a population of 414 in 206 dwellings, with 10.2% of dwellings being second homes.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6399
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western

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

Sydling (St Nicholas), par., liberty, and vil., Dorset - par. and liberty, 5028 ac., pop. 559; vil., 8 m. NW. of Dorchester; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is S. Court, seat.

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