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Survey of English Place-Names

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le Birkgilly Birkrane

Field in the Parish of Cliburn

Historical Forms

  • le Birkgilly Birkrane 1366 Clib
  • Birksdune 1366 Clib

Etymology

le Birkgilly Birkrane, Birksdune(v. birki, gil, rān'boundary strip', dūn'hill')