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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Werrington

Historical Forms

  • Durkestonbrugge 1370 Launceston
  • Druxton 1678 FF


is Durkestonbrugge 1370Launceston , Druxton 1678FF , v. tun . The first element may be a ME pers. name from OE  deorc , ' dark , ' cf. Ditsworthy infra 239 .