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.

Ashby closes

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • Ashby closes c.1650 Terrier
  • ashby hedge 1690 Terrier

Etymology

Ashby closes c.1650, ashby hedge 1690(from Ashby cum Fenbysupra)