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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Windermere


, 1865 OS , a late inversion compound of hol 1 and the local surn . Hird , Hyrde , as in 1390–4 Kend ii, 65 and Hird Wood(i, 190supra ) .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name