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Survey of English Place-Names

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Creech

Field in the Parish of East Holme

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA Ed1 Hutch 1391 Hutch

Etymology

Creech(a piece ofwater meadow on R. Frome(once) belonging to the manor of East Creechin Ch. Knowle par. infra, referred to as'three perches of meadow on thesouth side of the river Frome' Ed 1 Hutch3,'an acre of meadow in HolmeMead, near the river Frome' 1391 ib, cf. Povington, Worgrett, and Holme Mead infra)