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Full record: Market Harborough

County Leicestershire
Transcript [har]borowe
Icon description single building
  • building
Description faded
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Etymology possibly ON hafri, 'oats' + beorg, 'hill'
Earlier editors harborowe (OS 1935, Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Har(e)berowe 1444 MktHPR, Harborowe 1459 Wyg; the first element appears as Haver-/Hauer- until 1250, and the second element as -berg in various spellings until 1444