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The Bride or Brit, Dorset

Historical Description

Bride or Brit, The, a river of Dorsetshire. It rises in the northern vicinity of Beaminster, and runs 8 miles southward to the Channel at Bridport Harbour.

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 

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the Dorset County Chronicle and the Sherborne Mercury online.