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Survey of English Place-Names

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Wassel Grove

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hagley

Historical Forms

  • Warselde 1275 SR
  • Warsfelde 1327 SR
  • Wartelde 1340 NI
  • Wassell 1558 Wills 1662 FF


This has the same history as Warshill, Wassell in Kidderminster supra 253 and Wast Hills infra 335. The grove stands high.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement