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Early-attested site in the Parish of Middlesbrough

Historical Forms

  • Arnodestorp 1086 DB
  • Arnaldestoftes 13 Whitby


'Arnald's homestead' from ON  Arnaldr and topt. The DB form is probably erratic (cf. Spennithorne 253infra ).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement