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Hr Well Wd, Lr Well Wd

Other OS name in the Parish of Iwerne Courtney or Shroton

Historical Forms

  • Hr Well, Lr Well 1838 ib


, Hr Well , Lr Well 1838ib , v. well(a) ' spring, stream ' , cf. also Robert atte Welle 1327SR , although this form may refer to the chalybeate spring ( marked 6 ″ ) at Farrington , for which v. Hutch1 2319 . The 6 ″ name is possibly to be associated with on wung wylle in the Anglo - Saxon bounds of Iwerne M . par . infra .