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Survey of English Place-Names

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' burgage called ( le ) Gurnard '

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • ' burgage called ( le ) Gurnard ' 1841 TA
  • burgage called ( le ) Gurnerd ' 1542 DorR

Etymology

'burgage called(le) Gurnard','burgage called(le) Gurnerd' 1542(ModE  gurnard'fish of the genusTrigla')