Place:Stinsford, Dorset, England


Alt namesStinctefordsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
Stitefordsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 96
Coordinates50.717°N 2.4°W
Located inDorset, England
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Stinsford is a village and civil parish in southwest Dorset, England, one mile east of Dorchester. The parish includes the settlements of Higher and Lower Bockhampton. The name Stinsford may derive from stynt, Old English for a limited area of pasture. In the 2011 census the parish had a population of 334.[1]

The parish has five large country houses - Birkin House, Frome House, Kingston Maurward House, the Elizabethan Old Manor House and Stinsford House. Much of the land in the parish is occupied by Kingston Maurward College, a further education college.

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