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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 CountyDorsetshire 
DioceseBristol1542 - 1836
DioceseSalisbury1836 -
Ecclesiastical parishBroadwinsor 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.


Online maps of Blackdown (Broadwinsor) are available from a number of sites: