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Harn ( e ) hull

Field in the Parish of Winfrith Newburgh

Historical Forms

  • Harn ( e ) hull 1394 Weld 1414 Weld
  • bysoutheharnhulle 1404 Weld

Etymology

Harn(e)hull 1394, 1414,bysoutheharnhulle 1404('(to the south of) the rocky hill', v. hæren, hyll,, sūðan, though hār2(wk. obl. hāran)'grey' or hara(gen.sg. haran)'a hare' would also be possible first els., cf. Harnhill Gl 1 75, Harn HillGl 3 114)