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Survey of English Place-Names

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Gallowe tree hyll feilde

Field in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • Gallowe tree hyll feilde 1605 Terrier
  • Gallowtre hill feild 1605 Terrier
  • Gallowtrye hyll Feilde 1612 Terrier

Etymology

Gallowe tree hyll feilde, Gallowtre hill feild 1605, Gallowtrye hyll Feilde 1612 (one of the great fields of the village; towards Gartree Hill (q. v.) in neighbouring Gt. Dalby)