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Early-attested site in the Parish of South Brent

Historical Forms

  • Bolehorn(e)ston 1287 Add
  • Bulhornston al. Bulston 1574 Add


This would seem to mean 'bull horn stone,' with reference to a stone of some particular shape, but no such stone is known here now.