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Survey of English Place-Names

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Priestacott and Preston

Early-attested site in the Parish of Frithelstock

Historical Forms

  • Priscotford 1672 Recov
  • Preston Hill 1573 Deed


Priestacott and Preston are

Priscotford 1672Recov , Preston Hill 1573Deed , 'cot(e) and tun of the priests.' These two places, which are close together, are probably to be associated with the members of Frithelstock priory.

Places in the same Parish