Dovaston  Shropshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dovaston like this:

DOVASTON, a township in Kinnerley parish, Salop; 6½ miles SE of Oswestry. Pop., 157. A spot, called Kynaston's leap, on Dovaston common, is named after the famous outlaw.

Dovaston through time

Dovaston is now part of Oswestry district. Click here for graphs and data of how Oswestry has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dovaston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dovaston, in Oswestry and Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 10th July 2020

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