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Survey of English Place-Names

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Copperwalls Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitestone

Historical Forms

  • Coplewalle 1323 Ass 1330 SR


This is a difficult name. The second element would seem to be weall but there are no remains of such here. The first element may be the copel discussed under Copplestone supra 403 but the application of the term to the undiscovered wall must remain uncertain.