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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Dacre

Historical Forms

  • Dacor c.1125 WM
  • Dacre c.1200 Coll.Top.etGen.
  • Daker 1212 Cur 1318 Carliol
  • Dakere 1278 StB
  • Dacar 1574 PR


The place took its name from the stream supra 10.