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.

Shrow Pits

Field in the Parish of Shillingstone

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA


Shrow Pits(probably fromscrēawa'shrew-mouse' with shift of stress as in Shroner Ha(EPN))