English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Gt Barrow Flg

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • ground called Greatbarrow Line 1650 ParlSurv

Etymology

Gt Barrow Flg(ground called Greatbarrow Line 1650, v. grēat, beorg, leyne; a large round barrow is marked6″)