Bradpole  Somerset


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

BRADPOLE, a parish in Bridport district, Dorset; on the Bridport railway, 1 mile NE of Bridport. Post Town, Bridport.-Acres, 966. Real property, £5,324. Pop., 1,449. Houses, 270. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of St. Andrews, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £265.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was built in 1860; is in the early English style; and consists of nave, chancel, and vestry, with bellturret. The Bridport workhouse is in Bradpole.

Bradpole through time

Bradpole 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 Bradpole itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd October 2021

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