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Survey of English Place-Names

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Swindon Grange, Swindon Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkby Overblow

Historical Forms

  • Suindunbec l.12 Sawl125
  • Swynedune 13 Dugdiv
  • Swindon(bec), Swyndon(bec) 13 Sawl127d 1280 YI 1618 FF
  • Swydon (sic) 1246 FF
  • Swindene 1263 YI


Swindon Grange, Swindon Hall, Suindunbec l. 12Sawl 125, Swynedune 13 Dugd iv, Swindon (bec ), Swyndon (bec )13Sawl 127d, 1280 YIet freq to 1618 FF, Swydon (sic)1246 FF, Swindene 1263 YI. 'Swine hill', v. swīn , dūn .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name