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Survey of English Place-Names

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Slead pce

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA

Etymology

Slead pce(cf. the sleede, PN L 3 156, where itis noted that ME  slāde, sled(e) can denote'low lying ground, a valley, a flatgrazing area, a stream')