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tenement ' vocat ' Crouchehouse

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • tenement ' vocat ' Crouchehouse 1323 Shaft
  • Walterus atte Crouche … ten ' meum atte Crouchouse 1323 Shaft
  • ( la ) Cro ( u ) ch ( e ) ( h ) ous ( se ) 1385 Shaft 1840 TA c.1500 Eg

Etymology

tenement' vocat' Crouchehouse,Walterus atte Croucheten' meum atte Crouchouse 1323(c.1407),(la)Cro(u)ch(e)(h)ous(se) 1385(c.1407), 1401 et freq to c.1500(v. crūc3'cross',hūs, atte'at the')