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Survey of English Place-Names

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Mulhowe

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Mulhowe 1294–5 Acc
  • Mullowe knolle 1422 FB
  • Mulehow 1810 EA

Etymology

Mulhowe 1294–5 ib, Mullowe knolle(in margin: in mare) 1422 FB(v. múli'muzzle, snout', here perhaps the Scand pers.n. Múli, haugr or hōh and cnoll; identical with Mulehow 1198 in Winterton,q. v.)