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Avena ' croftes

Field in the Parish of Stainburn

Historical Forms

  • Avena ' croftes c.1270 StB

Etymology

Avena'croftes('crofts formed out of land taken in from the waste,' v. afnám)

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement