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Other OS name in the Parish of Bryanston


, near Old Park supra and Old Warren Plant . infra , cf. ModE  shot-hole ' a small hole in a fortified wallthrough which to shoot ' ( NED s.v. sense 2 ) , perhaps used of a hunting station from which game could be shot .