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Survey of English Place-Names

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King's Fm, Kings Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Powerstock


, cf. Kingshay , Kings Meadowes , Kingswood 1703Mont , Kings Plot 1839TA , perhaps to be associated with the family of William Kyng of Porstoke 1275 Hutch3 2316 , but it should also be noted that Powerstock had royal connections in early times , cf. e.g. bosco de Por (e )stok ', foresta regis de Por (e )stok '1231, 1254 Cl ( v. PowerstockCommon supra ) , 'the king 's manor of Purstok '1333 Pat , and the references to royal houses here cited s.n. Castle Hill supra . King 's Fm seems to be Cold Harbour 1811 OS , cf. Cold Harbour Cowleaze &Cold Harbour Mead 1839TA , v. eald , here-beorg .