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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Bromsgrove

Historical Forms

  • Lynlehurst 1504 Ct
  • Linthurst Jas1 NQB
  • The Linthouse 1783 NQB


This is probably from lindhurst (v. lind , hyrst ). The first form is clearly corrupt. Cf. Lynhurst (K), BCS 1295 lindhyrst .