Porter’s Brae

Porter’s Brae ~ KTT R NO3304 1

Porter’s Brae 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

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‘This name applies to that part of the Highway passing thro’ Devon Common, extending from the Bridge near Milldeans Sawmill eastwards to the Crossroads where the Road turn towards Kennoway [passing OS Pathf. Langdyke and Devon Quarry]. It is called from a family named Porter having resided here for many generations, the present smith’s ancestors’ (OS Name Book 16, 32). One of the OS informants for this name is ‘Thomas Porter, Smith’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2