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Survey of English Place-Names

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Old Fleet Drain

Other OS name in the Parish of North Thoresby

Historical Forms

  • the Fleet draine 1693 Em
  • The Old Fleet 1824 O 1228 Bry
  • the Fleet Drain 1864 Terrier


, the Fleet draine 1693Em , The Old Fleet 1824 O, 1228 Bry, the Fleet Drain 1864Terrier , v. flēot ' a rivulet,stream ' . The same name is recorded from Grainsby and NorthCoates supra .