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Survey of English Place-Names

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Carr cl

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Carr Close 1661 LindDep
  • Care Close 1698 LindDep

Etymology

Carr cl(Carr Close 1661, Care Close 1698, v. kjarr'brushwood', later'a bog, a marsh, especially oneovergrown with brushwood')