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Chetwood

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'''Chetwood''' was the broad woodland that lay to the north and east of the [[Bree-hill]]. The village of [[Archet]] was built among the trees near its edge.
 
'''Chetwood''' was the broad woodland that lay to the north and east of the [[Bree-hill]]. The village of [[Archet]] was built among the trees near its edge.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Chet is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to [[Celtic]].
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Chet is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to [[Celtic]]. The effect of a compound name from Celtic and English words of the same meaning are seen in Brill, Oxfordshire (bree + hill; bree meaning "hill")
  
 
There is a Cheetwood in Lancashire and a Chetwode in Buckinghamshire.
 
There is a Cheetwood in Lancashire and a Chetwode in Buckinghamshire.

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Chetwood was the broad woodland that lay to the north and east of the Bree-hill. The village of Archet was built among the trees near its edge.

Etymology

Chet is a British word meaning "Forest, wood", related to Celtic. The effect of a compound name from Celtic and English words of the same meaning are seen in Brill, Oxfordshire (bree + hill; bree meaning "hill")

There is a Cheetwood in Lancashire and a Chetwode in Buckinghamshire.