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Tide Moors

Field in the Parish of East Holme

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

Tide Moors(v. tide, mōr, cf. Tidemoor in Arne par. supra; the field lies next to R.Frome; according to Hutch1 123'even at present [i.e. 1774], on greatspring tides, the tide flows up to Holm Bridge'(one mile further up river inE Stoke par. infra))