Broadmayne

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Coordinates: 50°40′39″N 2°22′58″W / 50.6774°N 2.3828°W / 50.6774; -2.3828

Broadmayne
Main Street, Broadmayne - geograph.org.uk - 847819.jpg
Main Street, Broadmayne
Broadmayne is located in Dorset
Broadmayne
Broadmayne
 Broadmayne shown within Dorset
Population 1,864 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference SY729865
District West Dorset
Shire county Dorset
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DORCHESTER
Postcode district DT2
Dialling code 01305
Police Dorset
Fire Dorset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament West Dorset
List of places
UK
England
Dorset

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. 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.[1] The parish church of St. Martin dates from the 13th century and has a notable south tower.

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  1. ^ West Dorset District Council, West Dorset Holiday and Tourist Guide, c.1983, p5

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