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Survey of English Place-Names

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Big Limborough Top Limborough

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • Linbarrow 1601 Terrier 1638 Terrier
  • Lynbarrow m.17 Terrier
  • Limboro 1679 Terrier
  • Limbrow 1700 Terrier
  • Limborow 1724 Terrier
  • Limborough 1745 Terrier
  • Linbarrow Feild 1601 Terrier
  • Lynbarrow Feild 1601 Terrier
  • Limbarrow Feild 1638 Terrier
  • Lymbarrowe Feild m.17 Terrier
  • Limboro Field 1679 Terrier
  • Limbro Field 1700 Terrier
  • Limborow Field 1724 Terrier
  • Limborough Field 1745 Terrier
  • Linbarrowhyll 1601 Terrier
  • Linbarrow hill 1638 Terrier m.17 Terrier

Etymology

Big Limborough Top Limborough (Linbarrow 1601, 1638, Lynbarrow m. 17, Limboro 1679, Limbrow 1700, Limborow 1724, Limborough 1745) (Linbarrow Feild, Lynbarrow Feild 1601, Limbarrow Feild 1638, Lymbarrowe Feild m. 17, Limboro Field 1679, Limbro Field 1700, Limborow Field 1724, Limborough Field 1745, v. feld; one of the great open - fields), Limborough Hill (Linbarrowhyll 1601, Linbarrow hill 1638, m. 17, v. hyll) (v. līn, berg)