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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Sandwith

Historical Forms

  • Byresteede 1607 DKRxxxviii


The forms suggest an original byre-sted , with reference to a piece of land on which a byre or shed had been built. v. bȳre, stede .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement