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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Ilfracombe

Historical Forms

  • Wydmouth 1529 Recov


is Wydmouth 1529Recov . ' Wide mouth , ' referring to the bay here . Cf. Widemouth (Co) , Widemutha 1180 P , Wydemuthe 1302Ass .