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Survey of English Place-Names

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Croxton East Fd

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • 1769 Terrier
  • in orientali campo 1220–30 Terrier c.1240 HarlCh 1796 Yarb m13 Terrier
  • in orient ' campo c.1240 Newh
  • y e east fielde 1577 Terrier
  • the easte felde 1601 Terrier
  • the Easte feilde 1631 Terrier
  • the Easte feild 1662 Terrier
  • East Feild 1690 Terrier
  • y e East Feild 1697 Terrier
  • y e East feild 1700 Terrier

Etymology

Croxton East Fd 1769(in orientali campo 1220–30, c.1240, 1240, m13, in orient' campo c.1240(Ed1) Newh, y e east fielde 1577, the easte felde 1601, the Easte feilde 1631,the Easte feild 1662, East Feild 1690, y e East Feild 1697, y e East feild 1700, v. ēast, feld, one ofthe great fields of Croxton)

Places in the same Parish