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terre voc ' Nevbury

Field in the Parish of Broadwey

Historical Forms

  • terre voc ' Nevbury 1445 Rent

Etymology

terre voc' Nevbury 1445(perhaps'hill newly brought under cultivation', from nīwe and beorg, but the secondel. could be burh'manor house' in which case nīwe would mean'newlybuilt')