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( la ) Neu ( e ) litton

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • ( la ) Neu ( e ) litton 1352 Sher 1394 Shaft

Etymology

(la) Neu(e)litton 1352, 1394(c.1407)(v. nīwe'new', līc-tūn'burial ground')