English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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East Compton, West Compton

Other OS name in the Parish of Compton Abbas

Historical Forms

  • East(e) Compton, West(e) Compton 1564 Glyn 1664 HTax 1842 TA
  • Compton Abbas East, Compton Abbas West 1795 Boswell


, East (e ) Compton , West (e ) Compton 1564Glyn , 1664 HTax,1842TA , Compton Abbas East , Compton Abbas West 1795 Boswell , the two tithings into which the manor was divided .