1) A wooden prop or stay, described by Halliwell as a support for a gatepost, and found in Lincolnshire.

Yorkshire examples are: 1500-25 thair yates sporns, Healaugh

1621 committed to the House of Correction for cutting downe a windemill spurne, Helmsley

1739 spurns and coller beams, Lofthouse.

dates 1500-1525 1621 1739

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