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Survey of English Place-Names

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le ouerthorpe

Field in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • le ouerthorpe 1517 Deed

Etymology

le ouerthorpe 1517, Overthorpe 1585, 1586(' the upper farmstead', v. uferra, þorp)