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Survey of English Place-Names

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Heg Spinney

Other OS name in the Parish of Horninghold

Historical Forms

  • Heg Field 1730 EnclA
  • Heg Field Close, East Heg Close, West Heg Close, Little Heg Close, Heg Close 1742 Map


, cf. Hegesgate 1269 (e.14) BelCartA , 1269 (e.15) BelCartB ( v. gata ) , Heg Field 1730 EnclA (v. feld; one of the great open-fields of the township),Heg Field Close , East Heg Close , West Heg Close , Little Heg Close , Heg Close 1742Map ; with hecg in its early sense ' a hedged enclosure ' .