Place:Kingston, Dorset, England

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NameKingston
Alt namesKingston-in-Purbecksource: Wikipedia
TypeHamlet
Coordinates50.616°N 2.0601°W
Located inDorset, England
See alsoCorfe Castle, Dorset, Englandparish in which it is located
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Kingston is a small village on the Isle of Purbeck in the county of Dorset in southern England. It is situated on a hill near Swyre Head, the highest point of the Purbeck Hills, about two miles south of Corfe Castle and five miles west of Swanage. The village is surrounded by woods and stands at a height of over 400 ft (120 metres) above sea level and can be seen from far away.

Kingston lies within the civil parish of Corfe Castle. Since 1974 the parish forms part of the Purbeck local government district.

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