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Survey of English Place-Names

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( Lt ) Culverwell Orchd

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • claus ' voc ' Culuerwell ' 1563 Glyn
  • Culuerwyll ' 1563 Glyn

Etymology

(Lt) Culverwell Orchd(claus' voc'Culuerwell', Culuerwyll' 1563, v. culfre'dove', well(a))