Bradford Peverall shown within Dorset
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Bradford Peverell is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. It lies within the West Dorset administrative district, 2 miles (3.2 km) north-west of the county town Dorchester. It is sited by the south bank of the River Frome, amongst low chalk hills on the dip slope of the Dorset Downs. The A37 road between Dorchester and Yeovil passes to the north of the village on the other side of the river's water meadows. In the 2011 census the population of the parish (which includes the hamlet of Muckleford to the north-west) was 370.
Bradford Peverell is the birthplace of the historian John Hutchins, who was born here in 1698. His work on the history of the county, History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, was published in 1774.
- ^ a b "Area: Bradford Peverell (Parish), Key figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=11121025&c=Bradford+Peverell&d=16&e=62&g=6418361&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1385853545555&enc=1. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
- ^ a b Roland Gant (1980). Dorset Villages. Robert Hale Ltd. p. 142. ISBN 0 7091 8135 3.
- ^ "Bradford Peverell', An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 1: West (1952), pp. 34-36". British History Online. University of London & History of Parliament Trust. November 2013. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=127195. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
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