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Other OS name in the Parish of Hartington Nether Quarter


, cf. Stanifridenmuth e. 13thAddCh , Frydendale -Mouth 1533Bateman , Frydon Mouthe 1599DuLaSC , perhaps the first element is OE  Frīg , the name of a Germanic heathen goddess , but the forms are too few for certainty , the second is denu ; v. also stānig , mūða .