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( Whitewell or ) Loops Ld

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Whitewell Lande ( s ) 1615 DuCo 1617 Add
  • Loops Ld 1774 Hutch
  • Loop Grd 1774 Hutch

Etymology

(Whitewell or) Loops Ld(Whitewell Lande(s) 1615, 1617, Loops Ld, Loop Grd 1774, cf. John Loop 1750, Whitewell Bottom infra)