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 Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • c.1830 Yarb 1832 Yarb
  • Strete furlonge 1577 Terrier
  • streete furlonge 1606 Terrier 1625 Terrier
  • strete furlong 1611 Terrier
  • Streetfurland 1638 Terrier
  • Street-furlong 1679 Terrier

Etymology

Street Flgc.1830, 1832(Strete furlonge 1577, streete furlonge 1606, strete furlong 1611, streete furlonge 1625, Streetfurland 1638, Street-furlong 1679, v. strǣt, furlang; thereference is to High Street supra)