English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Spawd Bone

Other OS name in the Parish of Pontefract

Historical Forms

  • Spawd House 1771 M
  • Spaldbone Close 1844 TA


, Spawd House 1771 M, Spaldbone Close 1844TA , from ME  spald-bone ' shoulder bone ' , no doubt in allusion to the similarity in shape of the piece of ground .