Transcript of the description for Bradpole from Kelly's Directory of Dorset, 1889

Bradpole is a parish, partly within the borough of Bridport, situated between the rivers Brit and Asker, 5 miles south from Beaminster, in the Western division of the county, hundred of Beaminster Forum, Bridport union, petty sessional division and county court district, rural deanery of Bridport, archdeaconry of Dorset and diocese of Salisbury.