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Survey of English Place-Names

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Litelehalhey

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Litelehalhey 1333 Shaft
  • Muchelhalhey 1333 Shaft

Etymology

Litelehalhey, Muchelhalhey 1333(c.1407)('enclosure at a nook', v. healh,(ge)hæg, lȳtel, mycel'big')