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Survey of English Place-Names

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Throwslade

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • Throwslade 1625 Terrier
  • Thorowe Slade 1638 Terrier

Etymology

Throwslade 1625, Thorowe Slade 1638 (v. slæd; either with þrūh' a conduit', figuratively also' a deep valley' or with þurh' through')