A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, London 1831


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WINTERBOURNE-STRICKLAND, a parish in the hundred of PIMPERNE, Blandford (North) division of the county of DORSET, 3 miles (W.S.W.) from Blandford-Forum, containing 364 inhabitants.

The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at 16. 6. 3., and in the patronage of Lady C. Damer. The church is nearly in the centre of the parish; it has an embattled tower crowned with pinnacles, and was repaired about 1716.

Quarrelston House, an ancient quadrangular building, formerly the seat of the Binghams, has been, for the greater part, pulled down at different times within the last half century.

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