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Major Settlement in the Parish of Oakthorpe and Donisthorpe

Historical Forms

  • Durandestorp 1086 DB 1243 Fees
  • Durandesthorpe 1330 Ass
  • Durandesthorpe als Duransthorpe 1569 DbAxxvii
  • Durantestorp c.1125 LeiSur
  • Durantesthorpe 1296 Ipm 1398 Pat
  • Dorandessorp (sic) 1265 Misc
  • Donasthorp 1358 Pat
  • Donesthroppe Eliz ChancP


'Durand's outlying farmstead', v. þorp . The first element is a Continental Germanic pers.n. v. Forssner 62.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement