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Marwell, or Merewell

MARWELL, or Merewell, a hamlet, in the parish of Carisbrooke, liberty of West Medina, Isle of Wight division of the county of Southampton, 1ΒΌ mile (S.) from Newport. A college of four priests was founded here by Henry de Blois, Bishop of Winchester, and augmented by two of his successors.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.