Edward Hunt's Forest of Dean Miscellany

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Mersiche Brook


Mersiche Brook




The Mersiche Brook flows from the Black Penny Wall Well to Cannop Ponds.

The name is probably Anglo-Saxon meaning 'boundary Stream'.

The meandering of the brook is typical of a stream flowing over a fairly flat floor to a valley.



  The above text is from:

                "Boy's Grave and Forest Trail"
                          by
                B. V. Cave of the Wilderness Wildlife Centre Mitcheldean
                          and
                M.J. Dunn, Forest Warden
                          for
                The Forestry Commission © 1974















Edward Hunt