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.

Nymph Walk

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA

Etymology

NymphWalk(3x)(v. walk; the significance of Nymph is unclear, though it maypossibly stand for ME  nimfete'the white water lily(Nymphæa alba)')