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Survey of English Place-Names

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Downe Hall (Plant.)

Other OS name in the Parish of Bridport

Historical Forms

  • Down Hall House 1844 TA(Bradpole)
  • Downe 1672 Hutch3


, Down Hall House 1844TA (Bradpole) ; the house was erected c. 1800 by William Downe , one of whose ancestors was Rev . Richard Downe 1672 (Hutch3 231) , cf. also ten '…quod Joh ' Dounetenet 1391AD and Downe's St. supra .