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Early-attested site in the Parish of Cainscross

Historical Forms

  • Westroppysend 1557 FF
  • Westrype, Westrip 1573 1711 Will
  • Westropp 1603 GR445
  • Westhrupp 1717 Will


Westrip, Westroppysend 1557FF , Westrype , Westrip 1573 ib, 1711 Will, Westropp 1603GR 445, Westhrupp 1717 Will. 'Western outlying farm', v. west , þrop , cf. Westrip (i, 90supra ). It is 2 miles west of Stroud in contrast to Thrupp (i, 140supra ) which is 1½ miles southeast.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement