tything in the parish of PRESTON, liberty of
SUTTON-POINTZ, Dorchester division of the county of DORSET, 4 miles (N.N.E.)
containing 337 inhabitants.
It is within the peculiar
jurisdiction of the Prebendary of Preston in the Cathedral Church of
Salisbury. Here was formerly a chapel, dedicated to St. Giles, some
remains of which are still visible.
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