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.

Atte Kyrke

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • Atte Kyrke 1327 SR
  • ad ecclesiam 1332 SR
  • Short Kyrk landes 1577 Terrier
  • longe kyrklandes 1577 Terrier
  • Longe Kirkland 1601 Terrier
  • Short kirklands 1601 Terrier
  • Kirkland 1664 Terrier
  • Long kirk lands 1664 Terrier 1690 Terrier

Etymology

Atte Kyrke 1327(p),ad ecclesiam 1332(p), Short Kyrk landes, longe kyrklandes 1577, Longe Kirkland, Short kirklands 1601, Kirkland, Long kirk lands 1664, Long kirk lands 1690(v. kirkja, land, cf. the forms in Church - s.n. fenby churchwaye supra)