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Survey of English Place-Names

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Blood Hills

Other OS name in the Parish of Somerton, East and West

Historical Forms

  • Bloduelle c.1300 Bromh
  • Bladwells Ditch 1740 GlebeTerr
  • Bloodwells Way 1752 ib
  • Blood Hill 1828 EM
  • Bluddles 1830 Bryant
  • Blood hills 1840 TA

Etymology

, Bloduelle c. 1300Bromh , Bladwells Ditch 1740Glebe Terr , Bloodwells Way 1752ib , Blood Hill 1828EM , Bluddles 1830 Bryant, Blood hills 1840TA ( v. blōd , wella , hyll ) .