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Survey of English Place-Names

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Gubbins Hole

Early-attested site in the Parish of Marsh Gibbon

Historical Forms

  • Gubbons Hole 1670 Terr


Lipscombe (iii. 48) says that the place is called Gubbin's Holt, Hold or vulgo Hole, and that it preserves the name of the family which gave its distinctive name to the parish.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement