English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Eau Fen Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Soham

Historical Forms

  • Ee fenne 1526 StJohn's
  • Eau Fenn 1655 BLAcct
  • (the ryuer called) le Ee 1452 Ct


is Ee fenne 1526StJohn 's , Eau Fenn 1655BLAcct and is named from (the ryuer called ) le Ee 1452Ct , v. ēa and cf. Old South Eau supra 10 .