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.

shortfurlongs

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • shortfurlongs 1611 Terrier
  • shorte Furlongs 1625 Terrier
  • Shortfurland 1638 Terrier
  • Short furlongs 1679 Terrier
  • Shortfurlong 1721 Terrier

Etymology

shortfurlongs 1611, shorte Furlongs 1625, Shortfurland 1638, Short furlongs 1679, Shortfurlong 1721(v. sceort, furlang, cf. longe furlonges supra)