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Pilsdon

Pilsdon Manor
Pilsdon
Pilsdon
Location within Dorset
Population50 (2013 estimate)
OS grid referenceSY415995
Unitary authority
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
List of places
UK
England
Dorset
50°47′32″N 2°49′52″W / 50.7922°N 2.831°W / 50.7922; -2.831Coordinates: 50°47′32″N 2°49′52″W / 50.7922°N 2.831°W / 50.7922; -2.831

Pilsdon is a hamlet and civil parish in the Dorset unitary authority area of Dorset, England. Dorset County Council's 2013 mid-year estimate of the parish population is 50.[1]

The Grade II* Pilsdon Manor House dates from the start of the 17th century.[2] It was owned by the Wyndham family until 1958, when it became an Anglican religious community, similar in principle to the 17th-century Little Gidding community.[3] The Pilsdon Community also has a branch at West Malling in Kent.[4]

Notes

  1. ^ "Parish Population Data". Dorset County Council. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  2. ^ An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 1, West. University of London [HMSO]. 2015 [1952]. pp. 179–180. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  3. ^ Gant, Roland (1980). Dorset Villages. Robert Hale Ltd. pp. 108–109. ISBN 0-7091-8135-3.
  4. ^ "The Pilsdon at Malling Community".
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