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 three oures

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • a forland called three oures c.1650 Terrier

Etymology

a forland called three oures c.1650(perhaps v. ofer2'a slope, a hill, a ridge', in the pl.)