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' pasture … called Cumbe '

Field in the Parish of East Orchard

Historical Forms

  • ' pasture … called Cumbe ' 1254 FF
  • þe combe of Hardgrove 1395 MiltRoll
  • Cumba 1846 TA

Etymology

'pasturecalled Cumbe' 1254, þe combe of Hardgrove 1395(e15), Cumba n.d.(15)(v.cumb'valley', cf. Hartgrove, Swainscombe supra)