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Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Dovecote cl

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • the douecoate close wherein the ould douecoat did sometyme stand 1636 LindDep
  • Doue coate Close 1661 LindDep
  • the Dovecoate Close 1689 LindDep 1721 LindDep
  • the Dove Coat Close 1697 LindDep
  • Dovecote Close 1838 TA
  • the Dovecoat Close 1747 LindDep

Etymology

Dovecote cl(the douecoate close wherein the ould douecoat did sometyme stand 1636, Doue coate Close 1661, the Dovecoate Close 1689, 1721, the Dove Coat Close 1697, Dovecote Close 1729, the Dovecoat Close 1747, v. douve-cote)