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Preston is a coastal village and suburb of Weymouth in south Dorset, England. It is approximately 3 kilometres north-east of Weymouth town centre and 2 kilometres west of the village of Osmington. Preston contains two Haven campsites, Seaview and Weymouth Bay. It is home to a 14th century church, St Andrew's, which was built on the site of a much earlier Norman church. It has three public houses: The Bridge Inn (formerly called The Swan), The Spice Ship and The Springhead.
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Preston, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Preston, par. and vil., in S. of Dorset - par., 2679 ac. (70 water), pop. 689; vil., on Weymouth Bay, 3 miles NE. of Wey mouth; P.O.
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