Category:Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire

English: Sheepscombe is a small village in Gloucestershire, east of Painswick, lying just off the A46 and B4070. The first record of the village dates from around 1260, with the original name of Sebbescumbe - the name possibly comes from the names of early local settlers named Ebba or Sebba. 'Combe' means valley. Variations of the name over the centuries have been: Sebbescumbe - Sciapp'scombe -Sheppescombe - Sheppiscombe - Shepescombe - Shepyscombe - Shipscombe - Shepscombe - Sheepscombe.

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