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Zoar Fm & Zoar Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Fifehead Neville

Historical Forms

  • Zoar 1811 OS


( Zoar 1811 OS ) , perhaps a jocular name from ModE  soar ' altitude attained in soaring, actof soaring or rising high ' ( from 1596 NED ) with reference to the situation of farm and lane on a small 300 ′ hill spur , and with Do dial . voicing of S - to Z - .