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Survey of English Place-Names

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Chapel Close

Other OS name in the Parish of Melcombe Horsey


, 1774 Hutch1 , cf. Chapel Mead 1577 Hutch3 , v. chapel(e) ; named from the chapel here mentioned in the 12th cent. ( v. under StAndrew's Church infra ) and in 1577 Hutch3 , the ruins of which were still visible in 1774 (Hutch1 2425) .