English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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three Closes

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • 1180–1200 Gilb 1753 HD

Etymology

three Closes... commonly called or known by the name of Holts or Holts Cl1753(perhaps from the surn. Holt or v. holt)