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Field in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Dimidells 1684 ,


Dimmidales(Dimidells 1684, probably of the same origin asDimin Dale Db 169 and Dimingdale YW vi, 108, from OE  dimmung'growing dim', dæl, meaning'dark valley')

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name