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Survey of English Place-Names

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Prior's Side, Prior's Wd

Other OS name in the Parish of Peasemore

Historical Forms

  • Priors Woode 1547 LRMB
  • Priors Side 1830 OS


, Priors Woode 1547LRMB ,Priors Side 1830 OS , from the Prior of Poughley , who was granted land in Peasemore in 1237 and in 1260–1 (VCH iv, 82) .