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le Thres ( s ) ( h ) fold ( e )

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • le Thres ( s ) ( h ) fold ( e ) 1439 Salis 1486 Salis

Etymology

le Thres(s)(h)fold(e) 1439, 1486('enclosure where threshing was done', v.þersc, fald)