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ten ' … voc ' Platelplacet

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • ten ' … voc ' Platelplacet 1840 TA 1394 Shaft
  • Platellesynne c.1407 Shaft
  • Platellysplace c.1500 Eg

Etymology

ten'…voc' Platelplacet(sic) 1394(c.1407), Platellesynne c.1407, Platellysplace c.1500(cf. Thomas Platel 1327, v. place, inn)