Place:Broadmayne, Dorset, England


Alt namesBroadmoignesource: Family History Library Catalog
Mainesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 93
Coordinates50.667°N 2.383°W
Located inDorset, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Broadmayne is a village in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district, two miles south-east of the county town Dorchester. The A352 main road between Dorchester (from Sherborne) and Wareham passes through the village. In the 2001 Census the population of the village was 1,864, reducing to 1,204 at the 2011 Census. There is an electoral ward of the same name whose population at the above census was 1,870. Village facilities and services include a Post Office, a clinic and a public house (The Black Dog). There are two churches in the village, both of which were redesigned by Thomas Hardy. The parish church of St. Martin dates from the 13th century and has a notable south tower.

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