Chilcombe shown within Dorset
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Chilcombe is a hamlet and civil parish in Dorset, England, situated in the West Dorset administrative district about 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Bridport and 10 miles (16 km) west of the county town, Dorchester. It comprises a church, an 18th-century farmhouse with farm buildings, and a couple of cottages. In 2013 the estimated population of the parish was 10.
In 1086 in the Domesday Book Chilcombe was recorded as Ciltecome; it had 14 households, 3 ploughlands, 25 acres (10 ha) of meadow, 20 acres (8.1 ha) of pasture and one mill. It was in Uggescombe Hundred and the lord and tenant-in-chief was Brictwin the reeve.
- "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
- Roland Gant (1980). Dorset Villages. Robert Hale Ltd. p. 158. ISBN 0-7091-8135-3.
- "Dorset A-G". The Domesday Book Online. domesdaybook.co.uk. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
- "Place: Chilcombe". Open Domesday. domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
- "'Chilcombe', An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 1: West (1952), pp. 96-98". British History Online. University of London & History of Parliament Trust. November 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
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