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Other OS name in the Parish of Northlew

Historical Forms

  • Harethorn 1249 Ass
  • Horethorn 1396 Cl


is Harethorn 1249Ass (p), Horethorn 1396 Cl . Probably ' boundary thorntree , ' v. har , þorn . The place is about 300 yards from the parish boundary .