Edward Hunt's Forest of Dean Miscellany

Fact, Fiction and Fantasy

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"
                B. V. Cave of the Wilderness Wildlife Centre Mitcheldean
                M.J. Dunn, Forest Warden
                The Forestry Commission © 1974

Edward Hunt