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( S ) Tidden Bottom Flg

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Tyddene 1345 Rent
  • Tiddon Wall 1615 DuCo
  • Tidden Bottome 1650 ParlSurv
  • Tidden Hill 1650 ParlSurv

Etymology

(S) TiddenBottom Flg(Tyddene 1345, Tiddon Wall 1615,Tidden Bottome, Tidden Hill 1650, perhaps'brushwood valley' from tydd anddenu, although alternatively the first el. could be the OE  pers.n. Tīda, withcnæpp, wall)