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Survey of English Place-Names

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Whitham Ball Pit

Other OS name in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • Witham Ball Pits 1839 TA


, Witham Ball Pits 1839TA , cf. Gt Witham Ball 1839ib , v. ball , first part of name perhaps from hwīt , hamm .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement