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Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Addys ghast Mead

Field in the Parish of Winterbourne

Historical Forms

  • 1842 TA
  • Adegorst 1384 Inq
  • Adygoste mede 1556 Asht

Etymology

Addys ghast Mead(Adegorst 1384 Inq, Adygoste mede 1556, the surname Addy, gorst'gorse', cf. Sidgast 82 supra)