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Survey of English Place-Names

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Atterwith Lane & Atterwith Dike

Early-attested site in the Parish of Long Marston

Historical Forms

  • Haterwic 12 Font
  • Hatterwith, Hatterwyth 13 1338 YDii


Atterwith Lane & Atterwith Dike, Haterwic 12 Font, Hatterwith , Hatterwyth 13 ib, 1338 YD ii. 'Hatt's wood', v. viðr ; for -wic cf. Tockwith 250supra . The first el. is the ON  pers.n. Hǫttr (Hattr ), gen.sg. Hattar , as in Hatterboard YN 109.