Acton, Dorset

Historical Description

Acton, a hamlet in Langton-Matravers parish, Dorset, 3 ½ miles SE of Corfe Castle.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Dorsetshire
Diocese Salisbury

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


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