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Survey of English Place-Names

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Other OS name in the Parish of Wem

Historical Forms

  • Foxley c.1680,1696 GT


: the house is just inside the Wem Urban boundary . In the area of Wem Rural between the house and the E . boundary of the township TA has fields called Foxley Field , Big Field , Little Field , Further Field , Near Field , Far Field and Lower Foxley Meadow , Foxley Meadow , and there is a common field called Foxley c.1680, 1696 GT . The TA fields are dispersed , suggesting an open field larger than most in this part of Sa .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name