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Other OS name in the Parish of Broomfield

Historical Forms

  • Homfeld t.Hy3 ADi,ii,iv


( local ) is Homfeld t. Hy 3 AD i, ii, iv . This may be a compound of OE hamm and feld with later folk - etymologising , or it may be a compound of ' home ' and feld , denoting land near the farm or homestead . See PN Sx 258, PN Sr 271–2 , 369 .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement