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Survey of English Place-Names

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Papley Grove, Papley Hollow

Early-attested site in the Parish of Eltisley


Papley Grove, Papley Hollow. Cf. Pappele 1279 RH, 1334, 1385 BM, Papledene 1500Pembroke . 'Pappa 's wood,' v. lēah . The dene (v. denu ) may well be the hollow itself. They are near Papworth infra 171 and are probably named from the same man.

Places in the same Parish