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leʒ Gappestedes

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • leʒ Gappestedes 1839 TA

Etymology

leʒ Gappestedes 1557+, le gapsted in le Sedick 1583+('the site of a gap', v. gap,stede, a compound not noted in Sandred; it is described as being a gap inSeadyke Way)