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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of North, Middle and South Littleton

Historical Forms

  • Picereshomme 709 BCS125 c.1200
  • Picereshamme c.860 KCD289(iii.396) c.1200
  • Pickersum Hill 1649 Surv


Cf. Pixham in Powick supra 225 which is identical in origin.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement