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Survey of English Place-Names

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froskehole

Field in the Parish of Cabourne

Historical Forms

  • froskehole c.1414 AASR
  • Fulnabie gate 1638 Terrier
  • fulnabie gate 1654 Terrier
  • Funnabie gate 1662 Terrier
  • Fulnabye gate 1674 Terrier
  • fulnaby gate 1686 Terrier
  • Fulnaby gate 1697 Terrier

Etymology

froskehole c.1414(v. frosc'a frog'in a Scandinavianized form, hol1); Fulnabie gate 1638, fulnabie gate 1654,Funnabie gate(sic) 1662, Fulnabye gate 1674, fulnaby gate 1686, Fulnaby gate 1697,'theroad to Fonaby(in Caistor parish)', v. gata)