Broadoak, Dorset

Historical Description

Broadoak, a place in Symondsbury parish, Dorsetshire near Bridport. A church was built here in 1866.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and 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
Ancient County Cornwall
Diocese Salisbury
Ecclesiastical parish Broadoak St. Mary
Hundred West
Poor Law union Liskeard

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


Church of England

St. Paul (parish church)

St. Paul's chapel, built in 1866, a chapel of ease to Symondsbury, is a building of stone, consisting of nave and chancel, with one bell: it will seat 120 persons.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Broadoak from the following:

Land and Property

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


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