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Other OS name in the Parish of Cerne Abbas

Historical Forms

  • Cerne mill 1824 ib
  • Cerne mills, perhaps anciently the abbot's mill' 1870 Hutch3


, Cerne mill 1824 ib, 'Cerne mills , perhaps anciently the abbot 's mill '1870 Hutch3 , cf. Mill Bank Orchd , Mill Md 1844TA ; there is mention of a mill at Cerne in 1086 DB (VCHDo 374) , and the reference to molendinorum de Caern '1354AddCh may also belong here .