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Survey of English Place-Names

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Cale Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Fifehead Magdalen

Historical Forms

  • Cale Bridge 1811 OS
  • Cale or Caule [Bridge] 1791 Boswell


, Cale Bridge 1811 OS, Cale or Caule [Bridge]1791 Boswell , cf. Gt Caile Fd , Middle Caile Fd , Outer Caile Fd 1839TA , named from R . Cale ; an earlier bridge here was pontem de Stapelbrigge 1270For ( in the bounds of Blackmoor Forest ) , from Stalbridge par . infra .