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Bothenhampton (Holy Trinity)

BOTHENHAMPTON (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Bridport, liberty of Loders and Bothenhampton, Bridport division of Dorset, 1¼ mile (S. E. by S.) from Bridport; containing 533 inhabitants. It is situated within a quarter of a mile of the great western road, and about the same distance from Bridport harbour, on the southern coast: there are some quarries of excellent building-stone. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £46; patron, Sir M. H. Nepean, Bart.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.