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Beetham Bridge, Fell, Hall, Mill, & Park

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Bethome Bridge 1605 ib
  • Beethom [bridge] 1653 Bridges7d
  • Beethum 1255 ib
  • Betham Hall 1650 1671 Fleming
  • Bethum 1344 Kendii,222
  • Bethum Myll, New myll at Bethum 1524 MinAcct
  • Beethom(e) park(e) 1676 Warr 1826 Kendiii,251
  • Deare parke 1676 Warr

Etymology

( ibc. 1700Kend ii, 165 , Bethome Bridge 1605 ib iii, 25, Beethom [bridge ]1653Bridges 7d ) ( 1770 Bthm ) ( ib1652 Kend ii, 236 , 'hall ofBeethum ' 1255 ib 217, Betham Hall 1650 ib i, 117, 1671 Fleming ) ( 'a mill in Bethum ' 1344 Kend ii, 222, Bethum Myll , New myll at Bethum 1524MinAcct , described as ' a water mill for corn ' 1517Kend ii, 231 ) ( Beethom (e ) park (e )1676Warr , 1826 Kend iii,251, called Deare parke 1676Warr ) , v. brycg , fjall ' hill ' , hall , myln , park .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name