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Survey of English Place-Names

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St John's Well

Other OS name in the Parish of Evershot

Historical Forms

  • St John's Spring (which is reputed to be the head of the Frome) 1774 Hutch1 1939 Kelly


, St John 's Spring (which is reputed to be the head of the Frome )1774 Hutch1, 1939 Kelly , cf . 'the cemetery of the Church of St John Baptist of Euershytte '1431 DorR , Saint John 's Orchd & Saint John 's Plot 1838TA , St John 's Well Close (one of 3 closes given to the poor of the parish)1863 Hutch3 ; the reference to ecclesiam de Teuershet 1268Ass must also belong to the older church here , cf. foll.