Bettiscombe  Dorset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bettiscombe like this:

BETTISCOMBE, a parish in Beaminster district, Dorset; 5 miles W of Beaminster, and 6 ½ NW of Bridport r. station. Post Town, Broadwinsor, under Bridport. Acres, 667. Real property, with Pilsdon, £1,796. Pop., 76. Houses, 12. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £180.* Patron, R. B. Sheridan, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1862, and in the early perpendicular style.

Bettiscombe through time

Bettiscombe is now part of West Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bettiscombe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bettiscombe in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 07th June 2020

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