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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hawker's Hill (Plant.)

Other OS name in the Parish of Motcombe

Historical Forms

  • Hawkers' Hill 1838 TA


, Hawkers ' Hill 1838TA , cf. Hawkers-bottom 1627 Hutch3 , Hawkers ' Bottom 1838TA , by LatchmorePond infra , so probably ' hill and valley used by hawkers ' , v. hafocere , hyll , botm , though the first el . is possibly a surname ; Three Hawkers 1609LRMB is perhaps also to be associated with this name .