English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Hanging Well

Field in the Parish of Frome St Quintin

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • ( claus ' voc ' ) Hangerwell 1598 Ilch 1618 CH 1630 Ilch

Etymology

Hanging Well((claus' voc') Hangerwell 1598,1618, 1630, v. hangra)