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Bridport Facts

Interesting and historical facts about Bridport.

  • The coastal town of Bridport in Dorset was once famous for its Rope-making, with some of the rope being used for making hangmen's nooses. These nooses became famously known as 'a Bridport dagger'.

  • In 1651 after losing the battle of Worcester, Charles II stayed in Bridport before fleeing to France.

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