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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.

Scogapp

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Scogapp 1466 Field 1572 Field
  • Skowgapp 1466 Field
  • Skobottom 1466 Field
  • Scoogap 1572 Field
  • Esco 1086 DB
  • Skowhills 1839 TA

Etymology

Scogapp, Skowgapp, Skobottom 1466, Scogapp, Scoogap 1572(Esco 1086 DBwas a small vill the name of which would seem to have referred to an area ofwoodland in Repps, Martham, and Rollesby; v. skógr, gap, Sco in Martham andSkowhills 1608 in Rollesby)