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Survey of English Place-Names

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Syllenhurst Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Woore

Historical Forms

  • Syllenhurst 1594–5 SBL2406
  • Sillinghurst 1641 SBL2211
  • The Sillinhurst 1802 PR(L)
  • Sillenhurst 1833 OS

Etymology

, Syllenhurst 1594–5SBL 2406 et freq , Sillinghurst 1641SBL 2211 et freq , The Sillinhurst 1802 PR(L) 18, Sillenhurst 1833OS . This is probably an ancient name , there is a moat at the farm . The first element might be an inflected form of sele 2 ' willow copse ' .