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Survey of English Place-Names

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Slowes gore hedge

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • Slowes gore hedge 1615 DuCo

Etymology

Slowes gore hedge 1615(cf. William atte Slow 1327, v. atte, slōh'a slough', gāra)