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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • Goselforde 1601 DCMCt
  • Gosselford Ho 1839 TA


, Goselforde 1601DCMCt , Gosselford Ho 1839TA , v. ford ; the first part of the name may be a surname , cf. Thomas de Goshull (e )m13Salis , John de Goshull (e )1285 FA , Thomas de Gosl ' e14 ( from Goose Hill in Portisham par . supra ) .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement