Place:


Bingham Melcombe  Dorset

 

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

BINGHAM-MELCOMBE, the seat of the Bingham family in Dorset; on an affluent of the Piddle river, 9 miles NE of Dorchester. It was the birthplace of Sir Richard Bingham, who fought at the siege of St. Quintin, and has a monument in Westminster Abbey.

Additional information about this locality is available for Melcombe Horsey

Bingham Melcombe through time

Bingham Melcombe 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 Bingham Melcombe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26010

Date accessed: 17th September 2021


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