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Barrow ( e ) Close

Field in the Parish of Charminster

Historical Forms

  • Barrow ( e ) Close 1606 Lane
  • Barrow ( e ) hill 1606 Lane
  • claus ' voc ' Barrey 1606 Lane
  • Barry close 1617 DuCo
  • Barry Hill 1617 DuCo
  • le Barrowhill 1617 DuCo

Etymology

Barrow(e) Close, Barrow(e) hill,claus' voc' Barrey 1606(1770), Barry close, Barry Hill, le Barrowhill 1617(v.beorg, cf. prec.)