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Survey of English Place-Names

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shorte Bastardy Lyngs

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • shorte Bastardy Lyngs 1610 Terrier
  • midle Short Bastardy Lyngs 1610 Terrier

Etymology

shorte Bastardy Lyngs, midle Short Bastardy Lyngs 1610(probably'poor, ill-thriven land covered with heather',v. lyng, and for the use of ME  bastard in p.ns. and f.ns., v. VEPN 1153)