Sutton Poyntz, Dorset

Historical Description

Sutton Poyntz, a tithing in Preston parish, and a liberty in Dorchester and Sherborne divisions, Dorsetshire. The tithing lies 4 ½ miles SSE of Dorchester, 2 miles from Weymouth station on the G.W.R., and has a ruined chapel.

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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