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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ensedich

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • Ensedich eHy3 Alv
  • Enskedic eHy3 Alv
  • Ensedikes Hy3 Alv

Etymology

Ensedich, Enskedic eHy3(13), Ensedikes Hy3(13)(Dr Insley suggests, if the form Enske - represents theoriginal form, it may be ON  enskr'English')