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Survey of English Place-Names

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3 Acres

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA 1740 SRO
  • croftam … q ' vocat ' þroe Acrus 1352 Sher
  • Thre akres 1380 Sher

Etymology

† ‡3 Acres(1740, croftamq'vocat' þroe Acrus 1352, Thre akres 1380, v. þrēo, æcer)