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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Ilfracombe

Historical Forms

  • atte Score 1330 SR


Score was the home of William atte Score (1330SR ). The place is on a steep hillside and we probably have the same unrecorded OE  word discussed s. n. Shoreham (PN Sx 246). For initial sc , v. Introd. xxxv. See also Scur supra 34.