A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831


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BINCOMBE, a parish in the liberty of FRAMPTON, Bridport division of the county of DORSET, 5 miles (S. by W.) from Dorchester, containing 178 inhabitants.

The living is a rectory with that of Broadway, in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at 9. 1. 5., and in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Caius College, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. The river Wey runs through the parish, in which are quarries of fine stone, and a mineral spring. Numerous barrows are visible on the neighbouring downs.

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