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Biwestemed ( e ) wey ( e )

Field in the Parish of Winfrith Newburgh

Historical Forms

  • Biwestemed ( e ) wey ( e ) 1398 Weld
  • Bywestemed ( e ) wey ( e ) 1398 Weld
  • the old Meade Way 1682 Weld
  • the Thornebush in the westside of Meadway 1682 Weld

Etymology

Biwestemed(e)wey(e), Bywestemed(e)wey(e) 1398, the old Meade Way, the Thornebush in the westside of Meadway 1682,'meadow path', v. mǣd, weg; Biweste -,Byweste - is'(land) to the west of —', v. , westan)