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Survey of English Place-Names

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Arnold's Biggin

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Arnoldesbigginge 1226 Ebor
  • Arnald(e)byging(e), Arnald(e)bighing Hy3,Ed1 Puds 1285 KI 1580 WillY
  • Arnolds Byggyng 1557 FF
  • Arnowl(e)sbigin(g) 1572 PRGis 1642 WillY


Arnold's Biggin, Arnoldesbigginge 1226 Ebor, Arnald (e )byging (e ), Arnald (e )bighing Hy 3, Ed 1 Puds, 1285 KI, 1580 WillY, Arnolds Byggyng 1557 FF, Arnowl (e )sbigin (g )1572 PRGis, 1642 WillY. 'Arnold's building', from the ON  pers.n. Arnaldr and bigging .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site