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Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitbeck

Historical Forms

  • Scalgarthbare 1462 Netherhall
  • Skalgarth Barn c.1500 CW(OS)xii
  • Skalgarsbarre 1515–29 CP
  • Scougarbar 1654 ib
  • Scrogar-bar 1744 Hudleston
  • Barfield or Scrogar Bar 1776 ib


It is apparently to be identified with Scalgarthbare 1462Netherhall , Skalgarth Barn c. 1500 CW (OS) xii, Skalgarsbarre 1515–29CP , Scougarbar 1654 ib., Scrogar-bar 1744Hudleston , Barfield or Scrogar Bar 1776 ib., though Hutchinson (i, 561), in referring to Scoggarbar , does not make this identification.v. skáli , garðr , be(o)rg.