A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831


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KINGSTON, or KINSON, a chapelry in the parish of CANFORD-MAGNA, hundred of COGDEAN, Shaston (East) division of the county of DORSET, 1 mile (S.) from Corfe-Castle, containing 619 inhabitants. It is within the peculiar jurisdiction of the Dean of Sarum. The chapel is dedicated to St. Andrew. The navigable river Stour runs on the northern side of this chapelry.

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