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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Charminster


, cf. Soddern Bridge 1791 Boswell , Sodom pce 1837TA , perhaps from ModE  sodom ' a wicked place ' , but possibly ' south hill ' from sūð , dūn , cf. the f.n. Newdowne (s ), Newdome (s )infra , Soddon in E Stoke par . supra .