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Survey of English Place-Names

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Beacon (site)

Other OS name in the Parish of Bilbrough

Historical Forms

  • thaynsty 1546 YkCR


, doubtless the beacon 'to be furthwith mayd withinthe wapentake of thaynsty ' 1546 YkCR 108, 141 ( which also gives the rules for beacons ) .