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Randal ( l ) Coomb Bottom Cmn

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • ( South ) Randleton bottom ( e ) furlonge 1615 DuCo
  • Radlecombottom 1650 ParlSurv

Etymology

Randal(l) Coomb Bottom Cmn((South) Randleton bottom(e) furlonge 1615, Radlecombottom 1650,cf. Richard Randolf 1332, Robert Randall 1565, v. cumb, botm, cnæpp; theform in -ton suggests a late formation with tūn)