English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

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 .