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Survey of English Place-Names

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beneþan scealdan forð

Field in the Parish of West Orchard

Historical Forms

  • beneþan scealdan forð 939 ShaftR

Etymology

beneþan scealdan forð('shallow ford', v. sceald, ford, probablythe site of the present Orchard Water Bridge in E Orchard par. supra)

Places in the same Parish