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Survey of English Place-Names

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Dunstarn Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Adel

Historical Forms

  • Dunstern 1784 PRAdel
  • Little Dam Starn 1848 TA


, 1858 O.S. , Dunstern 1784 PRAdel, Little Dam Starn 1848TA , possibly ' Dun's pond ' from the ME  (OE ) pers.n. Dun (n ) and tjǫrn ; the farm is on a hill - side above an old mill - stream feeding Scotland Mill .