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oð dollen beorge

Field in the Parish of Compton Abbas

Historical Forms

  • oð dollen beorge 932 ShaftR 1842 TA

Etymology

dollen beorge(corresponding to on dollen berch in the Fontmell M. charter 932(15)ShaftR(S 419),'Dol(l)a's hill or tumulus', from the OE  pers.n. Dol(l)a and beorg; the pers.n. Dola is once on record(Redin 75) and is adducedfrom Dolbeare and Dolbury D 464, 574)