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Survey of English Place-Names

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Slowwe Fm, Slowwepool Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Arlingham

Historical Forms

  • atte Slo 1327 SR
  • Sloogh 1374 Ipm
  • Slowe 1584 Comm
  • Slowpool 1830 M


Slowwe Fm, Slowwepool Fm, atte Slo 1327SR (p), Sloogh 1374 Ipm, Slowe 1584Comm , Slowpool 1830 M. OE  slōh 'a slough, a mire'; it is on the low-lying marshland near the Severn.