Brownshall, Dorset

Historical Description

Brownshall, a hamlet and a hundred in Dorsetshire. The hamlet is in Caundle-Bishop parish, 5½ miles SE of Sherborne, and is an ancient place. The hundred contains Caundle-Bishop parish and three other parishes.

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

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

Land and Property

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