Sutton Poyntz, Dorset

Historical Description

Sutton Poyntz, a tithing in Preston parish, and a liberty in Dorchester and Sherborne divisions, Dorsetshire. The tithing lies 4½ 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 & 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.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Sutton Poyntz are available from a number of sites:

DistrictWeymouth and Portland
RegionSouth West
Postal districtDT3
Post TownWeymouth