Place:


Kingston  Dorset

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Kingston like this:

KINGSTON, a village in Corfe-Castle parish, Dorset; 1½ mile S by W of Corfe-Castle town. It has a postoffice under Wareham, and a chapel of ease. Encombe House, the seat of Lord Eldon, is in the southwestern vicinity.

Kingston through time

Kingston is now part of Purbeck district. Click here for graphs and data of how Purbeck has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kingston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kingston, in Purbeck and Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23449

Date accessed: 24th October 2021


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