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Full record: Faringdon

County Berkshire
Transcript faryng[d]o(u)n
Icon description single building
  • building
Description faded
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Etymology OE fearn, 'fern' + dūn, 'hill'
Earlier editors -/faryngdon (OS 1935); faryngdon (Parsons)
Early Maps farin(g)to(n) (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Chepyngfaryngdon 1501 ArchJ 6, Faringdon Magna Hy 8 RentSur; all earlier attestations have the first element in the form Faren-/Farn- and similar