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Hators or Caltors Cl or Castle Orchd

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Caters Close 1607 Clegg 1615 DuCo

Etymology

Hators or CaltorsCl or Castle Orchd(Caters Close 1607, 1615, cf. cotag' iuxta Gladpath voc'Caters 1615, the surname Cater, cf. Glyde Path Hill and Dorchester castlesupra)