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Greystone brow

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Graystone flatt 1379 BdyR
  • the Grayestane 1565 Brm

Etymology

Greystone brow(Graystone flatt 1379, the Grayestane 1565, v. grǣg1, stān, cf. Grey Cragi, 163 supra)