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Doo planke

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Doo planke 1467×84 LTD
  • Doue akers l.17 Terrier

Etymology

Doo planke 1467 × 84 (v. planke; a plank bridge across a stream), Doue Acres 1638, 1700, 1703, 1708, Doue akers l. 17 (v. æcer) (Dove is a Brit stream - name from dubo -' black, dark', v. RN 134)