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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hogges balk ( e )

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Hogges balk ( e ) 1638 Terrier 1679 Terrier
  • the hoggs balke 1703 Terrier
  • Hogges Foarde 1638 Terrier
  • Hogges Foord 1679 Terrier
  • Hoggs foord 1703 Terrier

Etymology

Hogges balk (e) 1638, 1679, the hoggs balke 1703 (v. balca), Hogges Foarde 1638, Hogges Foord 1679, Hoggs foord 1703 (v. ford) (v. hogg)