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Survey of English Place-Names

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E Yardon

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • The Easter Yardon 1615 DuCo
  • West Yardon 1615 DuCo
  • Yarden 1650 ParlSurv

Etymology

E Yardon(The Easter Yardon, West Yardon 1615, Yarden 1650, probably'gravel hill' from ēar and dūn)