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Survey of English Place-Names

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Brighthay Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Symondsbury

Historical Forms

  • Brighhay (sic) 1863 Hutch3
  • Boughthayes 1533,1569,1571 Pole


, 1839TA , Brighhay (sic)1863 Hutch3, perhaps to be associated withBoughthayes 1533, 1569, 1571Pole , from hay , first el . uncertain but probably a surname .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement