English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Bad Barn Cl

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • 1837 TA
  • bathe barne 1576 Glyn
  • parocke voc ' Bottbarne 1700 Glyn
  • claus ' voc ' Badbarne 1701 Glyn

Etymology

Bad Barn Cl(bathe barne 1576, parocke voc' Bottbarne(sic) 1700, claus' voc' Badbarne 1701, v. bæð'bathing place,pool', bere-ærn)