English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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the Cherry garth

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • the Cherry garth 1664 Terrier 1686 Terrier
  • y e Cherrye garth 1674 Terrier
  • y e Cherry Garth 1679 Terrier
  • a little garth called the Cherry garth 1703 Terrier
  • a little garth called the cherry garth 1706 Terrier

Etymology

the Cherry garth 1664, y e Cherrye garth 1674, y e Cherry Garth 1679, the Cherry garth 1686, a little garth called the Cherry garth 1703, a little garth called the cherry garth 1706(v. garðr and cf. the onset infra)