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Drimpton, Dorset

Historical Description

Drimpton, a tithing in Broadwindsor parish, Dorsetshire, 4 miles NW of Beaminster. It has a post office under Beaminster (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Broadwindsor. There is a church, built in 1867.

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 CountyDorsetshire 
DioceseBristol1542 - 1836
DioceseSalisbury1836 -

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.


Online maps of Drimpton are available from a number of sites:

DistrictWest Dorset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtDT8
Post TownBeaminster