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Survey of English Place-Names

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Picketts Wd

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Piketteswode 1322 CottCh

Etymology

Picketts Wd(Piketteswode 1322, v. wudu,cf. John Picot 1243, Annesley's Plant(6″) and the f.n. Cases Orchd supra)