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Survey of English Place-Names

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Pethershul

Field in the Parish of Derby

Historical Forms

  • Pethershul 1214–33 Darley
  • Peuershull ' 14th Darley
  • Pevershull 1306 Ass

Etymology

Pethershul 1214–33, Peuershull' 14th, Pevershull 1306 Ass(the firstelement may perhaps be compared with that of Parwich supra 403, thesecond is hyll)