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Survey of English Place-Names

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Heynesthorn

Field in the Parish of North Cerney

Historical Forms

  • Heynesthorn 13 AD

Etymology

Heynesthorn 13(v. hægen'enclosure', þorn, but the first el. could beME  heyne'niggard' used as a byname)