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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ouerton feld '

Field in the Parish of Thistleton

Historical Forms

  • Ouerton feld ' 1519 Bru
  • Orton feld ' 1519 Bru
  • Orton gate 1634 Terrier

Etymology

Ouerton feld', Orton feld' 1519, Orton gate 1634(Mkt. Overton parish adjoins to the west, v. feld, gata)