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place-name Lewes

a study of its early spellings and etymology

by Rune Forsberg

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Published by Ubsaliensis S. Academiae, Distributor, Uppsala University Library in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lewes (England),
  • England,
  • Lewes.,
  • Lewes
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- England -- Lewes.,
    • English language -- England -- Lewes -- Etymology -- Names.,
    • Lewes (England)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRune Forsberg.
      SeriesActa Universitatis Upsaliensis., 100
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.L58 F67 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66 p. ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL425688M
      ISBN 109155441165
      LC Control Number98131512
      OCLC/WorldCa38587271

        Earliest record of major variations of the spelling seems to be from Domesday Book () referring to Lewes, Essex and the Domesday spelling of the place name is given as the same: "Lewes." Barry Jernigan. toggle quoted message Show quoted text. On Saturday, Janu , AM CST, [email protected] Notification. The place-name Lewes: a study of its early spellings and etymology. Forsberg, Rune. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of English. (English) Book (Other academic) Place, publisher, year, edition, pages Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, , p. 66 Series.

      One of the most perplexing things travelers in Britain can come across is how to properly pronounce the place names in Britain. Places that have the same name in somewhere like the USA or Australia, will be pronounced completely different in the UK. We posted a handy . This page will help you find a list of the nearest surrounding towns, villages, cities nearby or within a 40 mile distance ( km) of Lewes (Delaware) to the north, south, east, or west of Lewes; typically within a one to two hour commute or drive. Results for the country of United States are set to show towns with a minimum population of people, you can decrease or increase this number.

      Charlaw, Tow Law, Lewes, Ludlow, North Berwick Law: often standalone often a hill with a barrow or hillocks on its summit; still in use in Scotland. le NF? from archaic French lès, in the vicinity of, near to Chester-le-Street, Burgh le Marsh, Stanford-le-Hope: interfix. Earliest record of major variations of the spelling seems to be from Domesday Book () referring to Lewes, Essex and the Domesday spelling of the place name is given as the same: "Lewes." Barry Jernigan. On Saturday, Janu , AM CST, [email protected] Notification wrote.


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The place-name 'Lewes' is first attested in an Anglo-Saxon charter circa AD, where it appears as Læwe and Laewes. It appears as Lewes in the Domesday Book of The name means 'hills', from the Old English hlæw meaning 'hill'. The official archive of the UK government.

Our vision is to lead and transform information management, guarantee the survival of today's information for tomorrow and bring history to life for everyone. Sussex EUS – Lewes. 3 HISTORY. Origins: th th. centuries. Place-name. The name. Lewes. has become one of the most debated Sussex place-names, and its derivation remains unresolved.

Forsberg suggests a source in Old English. læw (‘gash, wound’), here describing the Ouse gap in the Downs, but unique in such a usage. Place name: Harpingden in Piddinghoe, Sussex: Folio: 26r Great Domesday Book: Domesday place name: Herbertinges: People mentioned within entire folio.

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Find The Place-Names of Sussex. Part I. Part II. Two volumes. Part I: The Rapes of Chichester, Arundel and Bramber. Part II: The Rapes of Lewes, Pevensey and Hastings. English Place-Name Society. Volumes VI & VII. by MAWER, A. & STENTON, F. with GOVER, J.

B - SUSSEX PLACE NAME OF THE DAY NO Place Name: Brighthelmstone Sussex Dialect Pronunciation: Brighton Meaning: Beorhthelm's farmstead Recordings: OE Beorhthelmes tūn > Bristelmestune >.

the second part of the fi rst volume of the Survey, which is a place-name element dictionary (revised and expanded by A. Smith as volumes 25 and 26 [see Smith, ]). A typical. Volume Two, The Rapes of Lewes, Pevensey and Hastings.

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A time when Lewes was both a strategic military position and powerful trading town. It’s hard to imagine prehistoric farmers ploughing the terraces on Cliffe Hill as you wander through the town.

But they did, and the place-name Lewes derives either from a Celtic word meaning ‘slopes’ or the Saxon word hlaew, meaning an artificial mound. SUSSEX PLACE NAME OF THE DAY NO Place Name: Ifield Sussex Dialect Pronunciation: Ivel Meaning: Open land by a yew-tree Recordings: OE īw feld > Ifelt > Yfield > Iffelde >.It was named for George Mitchell who supervised the layout.

Lewes received its name from a borough in Sussex County, England, but the book gives no explanation of the names Seaford, Laurel, Bridgeville, or Dewey Beach or of the unusual spelling of the biblical Rehoboth.

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