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on pincanhammes díc

Field in the Parish of Elberton

Historical Forms

  • on pincanhammes díc 955–9 BCS
  • Pyn ( g ) kenham ( e ) spol 1378 Works
  • Pyn ( g ) kenham ( e ) spull ' 1378 Works

Etymology

on pincanhammes díc(identical with Pyn(g)kenham(e)spol, Pyn(g)kenham(e)spull' 1378Works and the f.n. Pingham supra, grid 155–579883,'finch water-meadow',v. pinca, hamm, dīc)