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Survey of English Place-Names

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Farr Wood

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • 1786 Yarb 1838 TA 1810 Yarb 1838 TA

Etymology

Farr Wood 1786, 1838, 1810, 1838(cf. woddail fourlong 1577, woodaile 1625, Wooddale furlong 1626, the woodaile Furlong 1638, Wood dale Bottom 1709, Wood dale Bottem(sic)1724, v. wudu, deill, furlang, botm).