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Bembridge, Isle of Wight

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Bembridge, Isle of Wight

Bembridge is a village and civil parish located on the easternmost point of the Isle of Wight. It had a population of 3,848 according to the 2001 census of the United Kingdom, leading to claims by residents that Bembridge is the largest village in England, and occasional claims that it is the largest village in Europe. Bembridge is home to many of the Island's wealthiest residents. Bembridge sits at the extreme eastern point of the Isle of Wight.
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ6487
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Ambulance AuthorityIsle of Wight
Dialling code01983

Other names by which Bembridge, Isle of Wight has been known in the past


Bembridge, Isle of Wight in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bembridge, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., in par. and 2½ miles NE. of Brading, Isle of Wight, S. Hants, pop. 881; P.O., T.O.; adjacent to Bembridge Down.

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