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Survey of English Place-Names

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Plunb ( sic ) Pits

Field in the Parish of Anderson

Historical Forms

  • 1837 TA
  • Plum Pits 1902 SCat

Etymology

Plunb(sic) Pits(Plum Pits 1902, perhaps ModE  plumbadj.'sheer'(of the sides) rather than plūme'plum-tree')

Places in the same Parish