MOSTERTON, a parish, in the union of Beaminster, hundred of Beaminster-Forum and Redhone, Bridport division of the county of Dorset, 4 miles (N. N. W.) from Beaminster; containing 391 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the road from Bridport to Taunton, and comprises 958a. 31p.: the river Axe passes near. The living is annexed to the rectory of South Perrot: the tithes have been commuted for £169, and the glebe comprises 5 acres. The church was rebuilt, on a different site, in 1833.