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"STRINGSTON, a parish in the hundred of Cannington, county Somerset, 10 miles W. of Bridgwater, its post town. In the vicinity is Douxborough Camp, or Danes-Burrow Castle, with a double embankment and wide ditch. The soil consists principally of stony brash, with a subsoil of limestone. The living is a vicarage annexed to that of Kilve, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. In the churchyard is an ancient stone cross. Sir H. Oglander, Bart., is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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