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Survey of English Place-Names

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Lamechotesforlung

Field in the Parish of Charlton on Otmoor

Historical Forms

  • Lamechotesforlung c.1230 AD
  • Lambecotefurlunge c.1195 Thame
  • Lambescotefurlung 1210—30 Thame

Etymology

Lamechotesforlung(Lambecotefurlunge c. 1195 Thame, Lambescotefurlung 1210—30(early 13th)Thame: lambcot is equivalent to sheepcot).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement