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( W ) Well Bottom ( Flg )

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Well Bottom 1650 ParlSurv

Etymology

(W) Well Bottom(Flg)(Well Bottom 1650, cf.Thomas atte Wolle 1328, Thomas ate Welle 1329, communem fontem 1492, the comon well 1573, v. wella, botm, atte)