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Survey of English Place-Names

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Appleton Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bridekirk

Historical Forms

  • Apeltun c.1160 Guisb
  • Apelton in Airedale c.1220 ib
  • Appleton 1229 ib
  • Apeltonmede 1260 Rental
  • Appltonemed 1279 MinAcct


This is OE  æppeltūn, 'orchard.' For numerous parallels v. DEPN.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement