Melbury

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Melbury may refer to:

  • Melbury Abbas, village and civil parish in north Dorset, England, between Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum on the edge of Cranborne Chase
  • Melbury Bubb, small village and civil parish in Dorset, South West England, approximately 7 miles south of the town of Sherborne
  • Melbury Down, area of downland in northern Dorset, England
  • Melbury Gardens, the former name of a recreation park in Cottenham Park, London SW20
  • Melbury Hill and summit Melbury Beacon is a prominent hill, 263 metres high, on the North Dorset Downs above the village of Melbury Abbas
  • Melbury House in Melbury Sampford near Evershot, Dorset, the seat of the Strangways family of Dorset since 1500
  • Melbury Osmond, village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in southern England
  • Melbury Road, in Holland Park, London:
    • 29 Melbury Road or The Tower House, a late-Victorian townhouse built by the architect and designer William Burges as his home
    • 2b Melbury Road, Grade II listed house built in 1877 by Sir John Belcher
    • 31 Melbury Road or Woodland House, large detached house built in the Queen Anne style by the architect Richard Norman Shaw
    • 8 Melbury Road, large detached house built in the Queen Anne style by the architect Richard Norman Shaw

Fiction:

  • Melbury, a fictional London suburb and a significant location in the novel Random Harvest by James Hilton
  • A small village in the novel "The vanishing point", by Patricia Wentworth (1953)

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