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Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Land Cl Land Cl Open Close

Field in the Parish of Seaton

Historical Forms

  • 1840 Anc 1846 TA
  • Land Close 1754 Anc 1796 Surv

Etymology

Land Cl 1840 Land Cl Open Close 1846(Land Close 1754, 1796; an enclosure consolidating selions of an earlier open-field, in thiscase an open-gap close which had no permanent gate, but which was closed bymeans of hurdles, v. land)