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Survey of English Place-Names

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on lippen stagen

Field in the Parish of Compton Abbas

Historical Forms

  • on lippen stagen 956 ShaftR

Etymology

on lippen stagen(probably'Lippa's stakeor boundary post', from an OE  pers.n. Lippa and staca as suggested byForsberg 139–40; for the pers.n. v. PN Sx 81, PN Ca 261, but cf. PN Brk728)