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Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Higher Bent & Lower Bent

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • 1844 TA
  • the over Bent & the lower Bent 1611 LRMB

Etymology

Higher Bent & LowerBent(the over Bent & the lower Bent 1611, v. beonet)