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Early-attested site in the Parish of Pyworthy

Historical Forms

  • Hoppeworthe 1318 Exon
  • Hoppeworthi 1333 SR
  • Hopworthy 1464 IpmR


This may be either 'grasshopper farm' or 'Hoppa 's farm,' v. supra 162; cf. Hopcott (So), Hoppecot 1387 FF.