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Survey of English Place-Names

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Loscoe Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Barnburgh

Historical Forms

  • Lostescoth (sic for Loftescoch) 1276 RH
  • Lascar Wood 1764 Glebe
  • Loscar Wood 1840 TA


, Lostescoth (sic for Loftescoch )1276 RH, Lascar Wood 1764Glebe , Loscar Wood 1840TA , ' woodnear a loft(-house) ' , v. lopt , skógr and cf. Loscoe ii, 85infra .