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camp ' de Pokulchurche

Field in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • camp ' de Pokulchurche 1460 MinAcct

Etymology

camp' de Pokulchurche 1460('goblin's church', v. pūcel, cirice; for similarnames from folklore cf. Gl 4 200, but cf. also Pucklechurch Gl 3 64)