Purewell

Purewell, Christchurch
settlement
parish:
county:
coords:
Christchurch
Dorset
SZ1692
refce: HANTSLOC.t

old map: 25inch County Series map -- Hants LXXXVI.12

Purewell
otherwise: Perewull , 1300; Pirewolle , 1327

refce: Coates 1989
PUREWELL, suburb of Christchurch
Hypothetical Old English/Middle English 'Pirigewiell'='pear tree spring'. Two little streams rise here and flow into Christchurch harbour.

old map
Shown on an old map by Ogilby 1675
- settlement, village - Hampshire
refce: Ogilby 1675 (pl.97)
( OG97SZ19.jpg )

Hampshire Gazetteer - JandMN: 2001