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( æt ) loppede þorne

Field in the Parish of Ducklington

Historical Forms

  • ( æt ) loppede þorne 958 BCS

Etymology

(æt) loppede þorne(this is an early example of the name whichoccurs as Lopthorne, Lapthorne PN D 169, 281, 323, meaning'lopped orpollarded thorn tree')

Places in the same Parish