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Survey of English Place-Names

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Holme Beck

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Hulmo in Bethum 1256 Ass11d
  • Holm Beck 1769 Bthm

Etymology

, Hulmo in Bethum 1256Ass 11d(p), Holm Beck 1769Bthm , v. holmr ( ODan  hulm ) ' water-meadow ' , bekkr .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name