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Ragged Shaw Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Sherburn in Elmet

Historical Forms

  • Reygate Shaw Wood 1770 EnclA


, Reygate Shaw Wood 1770EnclA ; since this is on the parish boundary it is possibly from ON  ' landmark, boundary ' , gata , sceaga ' copse ' .