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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hempsedcroft

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Hempsedcroft 1466 Field
  • Hempsesecroft 1572 Field

Etymology

Hempsedcroft 1466, Hempsesecroft 1572(in Bastwick, v. hænep, sǣd, sēd and croft)