English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Night Cow Leaze

Field in the Parish of Chilcombe

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA 1086 DBVCHDo


Night Cow Leaze(cf.'a mill now abandoned near Knyght brydge' 1544 WRO, probably'bridge where young men gathered', v. cniht,brycg; the mill and bridge were no doubt on R. Bride which forms the S boundaryof the par., cf. the mill at Chilcombe in 1086 DB(VCHDo 3 111))