Grimstone, Dorset

Historical Description

Grimstone, a hamlet in Stratton parish, Dorsetshire, with a station on the G.W.R. called Grimstone and Framp-ton, 149 miles from London, and 4½ NW of Dorchester. A tunnel of the railway, in the vicinity, is 600 yards long.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & 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
Civil parish Stratton
Diocese Salisbury

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Grimstone from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Dorset is available to browse.


Online maps of Grimstone are available from a number of sites:

DistrictWest Dorset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtDT2
Post TownDorchester