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Survey of English Place-Names

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Black Pk

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • (Le) Blakeparke 1401–2 Talbot
  • Black Parke 1672 HTR

Etymology

Black Pk, 1833 OS, (Le ) Blakeparke 1401–2 Talbot, Blakepark 1419– ib, Black Parke 1672 HTR: probably short for *Blakemereparke . The Talbot house was within the park.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site