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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Oakford

Historical Forms

  • Falurigg' 1249 Ass
  • Falwarigge 1285 FA
  • Falwerigge 1356,1359 Ass


Probably 'fallow ridge,' but the first element might be OE  fealu, 'yellow, dun, dusky.'