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Barcombe Hill
Topic Started: Nov 13 2006, 11:18 PM (1,357 Views)
ericjacobson
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Possibly; another etymology is suggested by 'combe':

...coomb, a valley in the flank of a mountain, in principle above the highest springs...

[from Celtic comb, in present day Welsh cwm, dale or valley]



http://rjd.home.cern.ch/rjd/Walk/etymology.html#head_C

So perhaps Barcombe Hill means 'the hill blocking or 'at' the head of the valley?
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