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Survey of English Place-Names

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Cann Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Clacton

Historical Forms

  • Aula Canonicorum, Canonica 1512 ERxiii 1539 LP
  • Can(n)ehall(landes) 1513,1540 MinAcct
  • Can(n)ehall Woode 1558 Ct
  • Canonhall alias Canhall 1540 LP
  • Cannons Hall alias Channons Hall 1548 Pat


Cann Hall is Aula Canonicorum , Canonica 1512 ER xiii, 1539 LP, Can (n )ehall (landes )1513, 1540MinAcct , Can (n )ehall Woode 1558Ct , Canonhall alias Canhall 1540 LP, Cannons Hall alias Channons Hall 1548 Pat. This belonged to the Augustinian canons of St Osyth a. 1118. Cf. Cannhall supra 109.

Places in the same Parish