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Survey of English Place-Names

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( the ) Wyer hedge

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • ( the ) Wyer hedge 1708 Terrier 1708 Terrier
  • the Wire hedge 1724 Terrier

Etymology

(the) Wyer hedge 1708, 1708 (18), the Wire hedge 1724 (v. hecg and Weir Fm supra).