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Survey of English Place-Names

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Waterside Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Drayton St Leonard

Historical Forms

  • Waterslade c.1470–80 Bodl 1606 Survey
  • Further and Hither Water slade c.1840 TA


Waterside Ho (6″) may take name from Waterslade c. 1470–80Bodl , 1606Survey , Further and Hither Water slade c. 1840TA . v. slæd .The land by the Thame here is liable to floods.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement