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Survey of English Place-Names

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Sleap Gorse

Other OS name in the Parish of Myddle

Historical Forms

  • Slepegorstes 1334 HAC
  • Sleeps Gorse 1602 Peake
  • Heaps Gorse (sic) 1839 TA


, 1563 Hey , Slepegorstes 1334 HAC, Sleeps Gorse 1602Peake, Heaps Gorse (sic )1839TA . v. gorst .