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.

Swallow Btm

Field in the Parish of Cabourne

Historical Forms

  • 1833 Yarb
  • uiam de Swalue Hy2 Newh
  • swaluegathe Hy2 Newh
  • swaluegate Hy2 Newh
  • Swallowe gate 1601 Terrier
  • Swallow gate 1612 Terrier 1707 Terrier

Etymology

Swallow Btm 1833(uiam de Swalue, swaluegathe, swaluegate l12(13), Swallowe gate 1601, Swallow gate 1612, 1707,'the road to Swallow(an adjacent parish)', v. gata and plat2)