Blackdown (Broadwinsor), Dorset

Historical Description

Blackdown, a village in Broadwinsor parish, Dorsetshire, 5½ miles WNW of Beaminster.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Dorsetshire
Diocese Salisbury
Ecclesiastical parish Broadwinsor St. John The Baptist

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Blackdown (Broadwinsor) from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Dorset is available to browse.


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