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Survey of English Place-Names

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Lapwing Hollow

Field in the Parish of Egginton

Historical Forms

  • 1791 EnclA
  • Lapping ( e ) halugh Hy3 EveryCh 1338 EveryCh Ed3 EveryCh
  • Lappyn ( g ) halugh Hy3 EveryCh 1338 EveryCh Ed3 EveryCh
  • Lappyn ( g ) halg Hy3 EveryCh 1338 EveryCh Ed3 EveryCh
  • Lapwing Hollow 1632 Survey

Etymology

Lapwing Hollow(Lapping(e)halugh, Lappyn(g)halugh, Lappyn(g)halg Hy 3, 1338, Ed 3,Lapwing Hollow 1632, perhaps from OE  læpe -wince'lapwing' and halh)

Places in the same Parish