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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkby Overblow

Historical Forms

  • Gilnaker (sic for Siluaker) 1577 Spoff
  • Silvacre 1597 SessnR


, Gilnaker (sic for Siluaker )1577 Spoff,Silvacre 1597 SessnR , from the ODan  pers.n. Sylfa ( DaGP s.n . ) , which occurs also in Silpho YN 115 , and æcer .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name