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Survey of English Place-Names

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Frith Fm & Frith Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bisley

Historical Forms

  • del Friht' 1248 Ass
  • la Frith(e), leʒ Frith(e) 1327 SR 1494 MinAcct 16 Rent 1540 AOMB
  • le Ferth(e) 1459 MinAcct
  • Frithhouse 1632 Rogers


Frith Fm & Frith Wood, del Friht '1248Ass (p), la Frith (e ), leʒ Frith (e )1327SR (p), 1494MinAcct , 16Rent , 1540AOMB , le Ferth (e )1459MinAcct , Frithhouse 1632Rogers 10. v. fyrhð(e) 'wood, woodland', a common term in this well-wooded parish.