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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.

Senholme lees

Field in the Parish of Burton and Dalby

Historical Forms

  • Senholme lees 1612 Terrier
  • Senholme leaes furl ' 1605 Terrier
  • Senholme pyttes 1605 Terrier
  • Senholme pittes 1612 Terrier
  • senholmsike 13 Laz

Etymology

Senholme lees 1612, Senholme leaes furl' 1605 (v. leys, furlang), Senholme pyttes 1605, Senholme pittes 1612 (v. pytt), senholmsike 13 (1404) (v. sík)(' water - meadow subject to dispute', v. sænna, senna, holmr; cf. Sanham in Gt. Dalby f. ns. (a) and Senholm, Ru 37)