Dead Man's Hole, Upperthong

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Details

  • appears on maps: 1892 [#36]
  • location on map: Upperthong
  • status: still exists
  • category: area
  • etymology: "hollow where a dead man was found"[1]

The 1854 map gives the name "Dead Man's Hall" but this does not appear on the 1892 map. Given that the local first series O.S. maps contain several errors, it may be that the surveyor misheard the local pronunciation of "Hole" and assumed it related to the nearby building.

Location

Notes and References

Dead Man's Hole, Upperthong

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This page was last modified on 5 November 2018 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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