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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Gosford and Water Eaton

Historical Forms

  • Goseford c.1242–6 AD 1316 FA
  • Gosford 1509–10 Os


'Geese ford,' v. gōs . For other occurrences of this name v. PN Wa 166, PN D 608, PN Cu 393, PN NbDu 95.

Places in the same Parish