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.

Street Flg

Field in the Parish of Cabourne

Historical Forms

  • 1793 Yarb
  • streete furlong 1606 Terrier 1625 Terrier
  • the Streete furlong 1612 Terrier 1638 Terrier
  • y e streete furlong 1674 Terrier
  • street furlong 1686 Terrier
  • the Street Furlong 1697 Terrier
  • the Street furlong 1707 Terrier

Etymology

Street Flg 1793(streete furlong 1606, 1625, the Streete furlong 1612, 1638, y e streete furlong 1674, street furlong 1686, the Street Furlong 1697,the Street furlong 1707, v. strǣt, furlang and cf. ad publicam stratam l12(13), The streete 1601, the streete 1606, 1612, 1625, y e strete 1577, y e Streete 1638, y e Streete, the Streete 1674, the street 1686, y e Street 1697, the Street 1707, a reference to the ancienttrackway, called High Street, from Horncastle to Caistor, and Middlegate Lanefrom Caistor to South Ferriby)