English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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to pican stapele

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • to pican stapele 1838 TA c.800 Dowd

Etymology

to pican stapele(v.l. pican stapole) c. 800(possibly'Pica's staple or post'from anOE weak pers.n. Pīca, corresponding to the OE  byname Pīc, v. stapol)