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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 & 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.


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.

Land and Property

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


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

DistrictWest Dorset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtDT6
Post TownBridport