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SP 37 59
'Hereburh's fortification', a feminine personal name.
OE pers.n., OE burh
SP 37 62
Uncertain. Possibly, 'Wulfwiht's farm/settlement' or perhaps, 'hovel farm/settlement'.
?OE hulu, ?OE pers.n., OE tun
Chesterton and Kingston
SP 35 58
'Roman site farm/settlement'. It is located near a Roman camp along the Fosse Way.
Robert de 'Kyngestune's farm/settlement'.
OE ceaster, OE tun
Z family-name, OE tun
SP 39 57
'River Itchen farm/settlement'. It was granted to the Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield in 1259.
Z river-name, OE tun, OE biscop
SP 41 58
Uncertain. The second element is 'brook'. The specific may be OE hlot, perhaps indicating a place where lots were drawn or the future was divined.
?OE hlot, OE broc
SP 36 53
OE pers.n., OE dun
SP 33 51
The hundred, named from Kineton parish, was introduced in the 12th century as a ship soke. In DB it was divided into 4 hundreds of 'Tremelau', 'Honisberie', 'Fexhole' and Barcheston. The exact location of the meeting-place is apparently unknown.
OE cyning, OE tun, OE hundred, ON vapnatak
PNWa 247, 282
SP 34 55
OE leoht, OE thyrne
SP 35 65
OE pers.n., OE cirice
Napton on the Hill
SP 46 61
'Hill farm/settlement', perhaps reminiscent of the shape of an inverted bowl.
?OA cnaepp, ?OE hnaep, OE tun