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Survey of English Place-Names

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Haining Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Musgrave

Historical Forms

  • Musgraue heuenyng 1345 Musg
  • le Hevenyng 1357 Ch
  • the Heanyngs 1576 Musg


, 1859OS , Musgraue heuenyng 1345Musg , le Hevenyng 1357 Ch (where Thomas de Musgrave waslicensed to impark a wood), the Heanyngs 1576Musg , v. hegning ' enclosure ' , though ME  Heu - for Hei - is difficult to account for .