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Other OS name in the Parish of Hatherleigh

Historical Forms

  • Liwere 1249 Ass
  • Lywere 1279,1285 Ass 1333 SR


is Liwere 1249Ass (p), Lywere 1279, 1285Ass , 1333SR (p) and is probably a compound of the river - name Lew and OE  wer , ' weir,fishing-pool . '