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Other OS name in the Parish of Aston cum Aughton

Historical Forms

  • (Great) Fence 1817 TA 1839 TA


, (Great ) Fence 1817TA , 1839TA , v. fence ' a fence, a palisade ' , possibly one erected by Nostell Priory to protect their property at the nearby Canonthorpe .