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Survey of English Place-Names

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Whinbarrow Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hayton and Mealo

Historical Forms

  • Whynnebergh, Wynnebergh 1260 Rental

Etymology

Cf. Whinbarougk ditch 1578Cocker . 'Whin-covered hill,' v. be(o)rg.c. 1400 is the earliest date recorded in NED for the word whin .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement