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Survey of English Place-Names

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Furr Cl

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • 1260–70 Foster
  • the fowres 1577 Terrier
  • Furr close 1625 Terrier
  • the Furr close 1626 Terrier
  • the furr close 1638 Terrier 1686 Terrier
  • The Firr Close 1697 Terrier

Etymology

Furr Cl 18(the fowres 1577, Furr close 1625, the Furr close 1626, the furr close 1638, 1686, The Firr Close 1697, v. furh or perhaps cf. the followingf.n.)