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Survey of English Place-Names

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Sellerysbotome

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Sellerysbotome 1422 FB
  • Sellerys Cross 1422 FB

Etymology

Sellerysbotome, Sellerys Cross 1422 FB(Hemsby Manor was heldby Norwich Cathedral Priory and the revenues were apportioned to the Cellarer;v. Saunders in NfRS 11. There were four crosses in Hemsby of which the stumpof one survives, probably the Cellarer's. v. NfA 25, botm, cross)