Brownshall Hundred

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Brownshall Hundred shown within Dorset

Brownshall Hundred is a hundred in Dorset, situated in the west of the county, adjacent to the border with Somerset. It is bounded by Sherborne Hundred to the west and south-east; by Redlane to the north; and by Somerset to the north-west. It had a population of 3,148 in 2011, rising to 3,511 if detached parts are disregarded.

It contains the following ancient parishes:

Additionally, Holwell, forming a detached part of Somerset, is locally within Brownshall hundred.

Hundreds of Dorset

Badbury • Barrow • Beaminster and Redhone (including Bridport) • Bere Regis • Brownshall • Buckland and Sturminster Newton Castle • Cerne, Totcombe and Modbury • Cogdean (including Poole) • Coomb's Ditch • Corfe Castle • Cranborne • Culliford Tree • Eggerton • George • Gillingham Liberty • Godderthorne • Hasilor • Knowlton • Loosebarrow • Pimperne (including Blandford Forum) • Puddletown (including Weymouth) • Redlane • Rowbarrow • Rushmoor • Sherborne • Sixpenny Handley (including Shaftesbury) • Tollerford • Uggscombe (including Dorchester) • Upwimborne • Whitchurch Canonicorum (including Lyme Regis) • Whiteway • Winfrith (including Wareham) • Yetminster