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Dates
Bree is first mentioned in annals in c. III 1300, but the land around it had apparently been settled for some considerable time before this
Location
Around the Bree-hill, at the crossing of the Greenway and the Great Road
Race
Settlements
Meaning
Bree is an old word for 'hill', so 'Bree-land' is the ultimately 'land around the hill'

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  • Updated 17 February 2007
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Bree-land

The land around the Bree-hill

The land around the Bree-hill, the chief township of which was Bree itself, but which also comprised the villages of Staddle, Combe and Archet.


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