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Throope Fm and Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bishopstone

Historical Forms

  • Thrope 1289 Ass
  • Throwpe 1570 PembSurv
  • Ebblesburnthorpe 1289 Abbr


Throope Fm (6″) and Hill [truˑp] is Thrope 1289Ass , Throp 1327, Throup 1332SR , Throwpe 1570 PembSurv. v. þorp , 'village.' It is probably identical with Ebblesburnthorpe (1289 Abbr), 'the hamlet dependent on Ebbesborne.'

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement