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Survey of English Place-Names

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Fair Fd

Other OS name in the Parish of Iwerne Courtney or Shroton

Historical Forms

  • The Fair Grd, Horse Fair (Copse) 1838 ib


, The Fair Grd , Horse Fair (Copse )1838ib , cf. a fair kept in the fields under Arnold 's Hill on Holy-rood Day 1555 Hutch3 , Shreton Fayer 1559Harl , v. feire ; an annual fair is still held here for horses , cattle and cheese ( Kelly ) .