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Survey of English Place-Names

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Qua Fen Common

Other OS name in the Parish of Soham

Historical Forms

  • Caffen, Quaffen al. Calffen 1636 BedL
  • Calf Fen 1637 ib
  • Calf Fen Common c.1825 O.S.
  • Qua Fen c.1840 TA
  • Qua Common 18.. Map


[ kɑˑfen ] is Caffen , Quaffen al. Calffen 1636 BedL, Calf Fen 1637 ib., Calf Fen Common c. 1825 O.S., Qua Fen c. 1840TA , Qua Common 18..Map .