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Major Settlement in the Parish of Egdean

Historical Forms

  • Egedene 1279 QW, Ch
  • Eggedon 1288 Ass
  • Eggedene 1318 FF 1335 Pat 1340 NI 1452 Banco


'Ecga's valley,' v. denu .

Alternatively, and until quite late in ecclesiastical usage, the parish was known as

Places in the same Parish