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Docken Bush

Other OS name in the Parish of South Stainley

Historical Forms

  • Dock and Bush pasture l.17 Hudleston
  • Docking Busk 1817 M


, Dock and Bush pasture l. 17 Hudleston, Docking Busk 1817 M , which appears in this case to be a combination of docce ' dock ' and busc(buskr) ' bush ' to describe pasture overgrown with these plants .