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Whittle's Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Yetminster

Historical Forms

  • Whettle's Orchard c.1750 Hutch3
  • (Lt) Whettle, W(h)ettle Orchard 1840 TA
  • Whitelegh' 1350 DCMDeed
  • Wheatlez 1671 SalisT


, named from Whettle 's Orchard c.1750 Hutch3,(Lt ) Whettle , W (h )ettle Orchard 1840TA , and perhaps to be associatedwith Whitelegh '1350DCMDeed (p) and/or Wheatlez 1671SalisT , precise origin therefore uncertain .