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Gt Pudge Hole

Field in the Parish of Brackenborough

Historical Forms

  • 1798 Heneage
  • Loftes Inges 1674 LindDep
  • Pudge hole 1674 LindDep

Etymology

Gt Pudge Hole, 1798(Loftes Inges otherwise Pudge hole 1674; perhaps alluding to a pit for the excavation of pug'clay usedfor brick-making', v. pug-hole NED s.v. pug sb and cf. Gunniss's Brick Ydsupra)

Places in the same Parish