St Paul's Epistle
Other OS name in the Parish of Dowdeswell
, 1830M , Paul Aposd . 1777 M , cf. Epistle patch 1838TA , a mound on the south - east boundary of the parish , probably where an Epistle of St Paul was read on the beating of the bounds , cf. names like Gospel Oak , Gospel Thorn , etc . , where the Gospel was read .