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Survey of English Place-Names

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Pephurst Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wisborough Green

Historical Forms

  • Pibeherst 1303 LibB
  • Pibehurst c.1340 LibP
  • Pub(b)ehurst a.1370 SRS31,72 1372 SRS31,130 1375 LibP
  • Pephurst al. Pubhurst 1640 SRS14,217


'Pybba's hyrst,' cf. Pepper Wood and Pepwell (PN Wo 277, 245).