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Bincombe, Dorset

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Bincombe, Dorset

Bincombe is a large village in the West Dorset district of Dorset, England; situated 5 miles north of Weymouth. The local travel links are located 1-mile from the village to Upwey railway station and 28 miles to Bournemouth International Airport. The main road running through the village is Icen Lane. The village has a population of 514 according to the 2001 Census. It is situated on a limestone ridge three miles (5 km) south of Dorchester.
DistrictWest Dorset
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSY6884
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01305

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


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

Bincombe, par., S. Dorset, on river Wey, 4½ miles SW. of Dorchester, 977 ac., pop. 223.

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