Blue Man's Bower
Early-attested site in the Parish of Whiston
- Blew Man Bower 1668 Norf
- Blueman's Bower 1770 Fairb
Blue Man's Bower, Blew Man Bower 1668Norf , Blueman 's Bower 1770 Fairb, described as 'a moated piece of ground' (Hnt ii, 36) and remaining as a rectangular plateau earthwork, possibly a house-site (HntS i, 363, v, 117 ff), from ME blewman 'a negro', būr 1 'a cottage, a dwelling'. The allusion is not known.