The Staples

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The Staples 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

? Sc stapple

Sc stapple has a variety of meanings in SND, including ‘stopper, plug, bung’, ‘stalk of a (clay) tobacco pipe’ and ‘metal loop or eye’ (English staple). They are described by OS Name Book as ‘Three small rocks which are only visible at low water ...’ (84, 76).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3