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Survey of English Place-Names

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Deershaw

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Dear(e)shaw 1637 WillY 1709 WMB

Etymology

, Dear (e )shaw 1637 WillY, 1709 WMB , ' deer wood ' , v. dēor ' deer, animal ' , sceaga .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name