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Piper's Mill (Bridge)

Other OS name in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • terr' voc' Pypers 1576 Glyn
  • messuag' et molendin' vocat' Pypers Mill 1701 Glyn
  • Piper's Mill or Great [Bridge] 1791 Boswell


, terr ' voc ' Pypers 1576Glyn , messuag ' et molendin ' vocat 'Pypers Mill 1701Glyn , Piper 's Mill or Great [Bridge]1791 Boswell , cf. the mill of Fontmel and Bedeshurst 1317Hutch3 , Higher Mill supra ; from the surname Piper , v. myln .