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Walgraves Furr close

Field in the Parish of Brackenborough

Historical Forms

  • Walgraves Furr close 1697 LindDep
  • now or late in the Tenure or occupacon of Thomas Waldegrave 1697 LindDep

Etymology

Walgraves Furr close 1697(now or late in the Tenure or occupacon of Thomas Waldegrave 1697, cf. Furze Cl in(a)supra, but note furr is a common dial. form of far in L)

Places in the same Parish