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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Shypcoteclose 1530 Wills 1595 FMap
  • Shipcotholme 1595 FMap


Shypcoteclose 1530, Shipcotholme 15951, a great Mavre called Sheepcote holme(self-explanatory, v. scēap, cot, holmr, it is shown as a salternon 15951)