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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Beverley

Historical Forms

  • Sand(e)holm(e) 1351 BM 1356,1369 BevDoc 1577 BevRec


Sandholme (6″) is Sand (e )holm (e )1351 BM, 1356, 1369 BevDocet passim to 1577 BevRec. 'Sandy water-meadow,' v. sand , holmr , and cf. Sandholme infra 247. Very common in Denmark.