In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stratton like this:
STRATTON, a parish, with two hamlets, in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the river Frome and on the Dorchester and Yeovil railway, 3½ miles NW of Dorchester. It has a post-office under Dorchester. Acres, 1,683. Real property, £2,306. Pop., 351. Houses, 74. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Charminster. The church is good.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stratton in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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