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.

a forland called

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • a forland called 1209–35 LAHW 1209–35 LAHW
  • ... Scalla Cow 1209–35 LAHW

Etymology

a forland called... Scalla Cow c.1540(for Scalla cf. The Scallow Hall, PN L 3, 4, butfor a revised etymology, v. Scallow in Covenham St Bartholomew f.ns.(b);Cow is unexplained)