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Pink Lake Coppice

Other OS name in the Parish of Long Bredy

Historical Forms

  • Pinlake Coppices, Pinlake and Withey Beds 1839 TA(LittonCh.)


, Pinlake Coppices , Pinlake and Withey Beds 1839TA (Litton Ch.) , from lacu ' stream ' , with reference to the small tributary of the R . Bride which rises at Gorwell Fm supra ; possibly to be associated with the strange form pinguedine (apparently sic) 1447MinAcct , from denu ' valley ' perhaps with the same first el . , OE  pinc ' finch ' ( cf. Pincan dene 706 PN Gl 4119, 161 ) .