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Other OS name in the Parish of Holbrook

Historical Forms

  • Barr Gate 1560 DbAxxv
  • Barryate 1574 DuLa


, Barr Gate 1560 DbA xxv, Barryate 1574DuLa , presumably referring to some sort of bar used as a gate , v. barre , geat . Bar is not so evidenced in NED till 1600 .