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Early-attested site in the Parish of Holme Low

Historical Forms

  • Antrepot 1189 HolmC
  • Amtrepot 1201 ChR
  • Aintrepot 1285 For
  • Ayntrepot' 1292 Ass


'Hole near, or marked by, the solitary tree.' Cf. Aintree (PN La 117) and Anthorn supra 123.