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Loscar Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Thorpe Salvin

Historical Forms

  • Lotekou (sic) 1255 YDvii
  • Loskehowe 1341 YDviii
  • Loscar 1844 TA193


, Lotekou (sic)1255 YD vii, Loskehowe 1341 YD viii, Loscar 1844TA 193 ; although the spellings are ambiguous , this may well be ' wood with a loft(-house) ' , v. lopt , skógr and cf. Loscoe ii, 85infra .