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Survey of English Place-Names

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Belahaye

Field in the Parish of Whaddon

Historical Forms

  • Belahaye 1161 Glouc 1412 GloucHist
  • Belahaʒe 1161 Glouc 1412 GloucHist
  • Belaga 1161 Glouc 1412 GloucHist

Etymology

Belahaye, Belahaʒe, Belaga 1161 Glouc, 1412 GloucHist(probably'beacon enclosure', v. bēl, haga)