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

Litton Cheney is a parish near the Bredy river and the road from Bridport to Dorchester, 7 miles east-south-east from Bridport and 10 west from Dorchester, in the Western division of the county, Uggscombe hundred, Bridport union and county court district, Dorchester petty sessional division, rural deanery of Bridport Abbotsbury portion, archdeaconry of Dorset and diocese of Salisbury.