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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Hollacombe

Historical Forms

  • atter Doune 1330 SR


Cf. Trelana, Treleigh infra 163, 210. This development is very common also in East Cornwall, but there it may have been influenced by the numerous Celtic names beginning with Tre -.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement