Tarrant-Keynston (All Saints)

TARRANT-KEYNSTON (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Blandford, hundred of Pimperne, Blandford division of the county of Dorset, 3½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Blandford; containing 334 inhabitants. It comprises 1962 acres, of which 331 are common or waste. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 17. 8½., and in the gift of the Rev. John Austen: the tithes have been commuted for £383, and the glebe comprises 37 acres. The church stands on the western bank of the small river Tarrant, which falls into the Stour on the southern side of the parish.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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