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Early-attested site in the Parish of Bampton

Historical Forms

  • Ullockhowe 1619,1626 FF
  • Hullackhow 1723 ib
  • Hullock 1651 ib


Hullockhowe, Ullockhowe 1619, 1626FF , Hullockhow (e ) 1638, 1678 1690 PR, Hullackhow 1723 ib, Hullock 1651 ib. Possibly a shortened survival of the lost Clattercollackhow (supra ), but the first theme could be a surn. from Ullock (Cu 315) or a p.n. of similar origin (v. ulfr , leikr ).