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Survey of English Place-Names

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Gt East Fd

Field in the Parish of Brackenborough

Historical Forms

  • 1796 Heneage 1798 Heneage
  • le Est Feldes 1495 Ipm
  • Estefeld 1535–46 MinAcct
  • Eastfeild ' 1535–46 MinAcct
  • the East Field 1697 LindDep
  • little East Feild 1700 LindDep
  • East Field 1717 Hungate 1719 Hungate

Etymology

Gt East Fd, 1796, 1798(le Est Feldes 1495, Estefeld 1576–7, Eastfeild' 1597–8, the East Field 1697, little East Feild 1700, East Field 1717, 1719, cf. the East feild Closes 1674, v. ēast, feld, one of the great fields of the village)

Places in the same Parish