St Peter's Church, Dorsington
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Dorsington is a village and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon district, in the county of Warwickshire, England. Dorsington was in Gloucestershire until 1931, when it was transferred to Warwickshire. It is located 2¾ miles west of Milcote railway station.
The place-name 'Dorsington' is first attested in an Anglo-Saxon charter of 710, where it appears as Dorsintone. It is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Dorsintune. The name means 'the town or settlement of Deorsige's people'.
The parish church of St Peter's is a Grade II* listed building built in 1764–1768.
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