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 furlonge caled Hye furres

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • a furlonge caled Hye furres 1580 Terrier
  • high furres 1668 Terrier
  • high furrs 1671 Terrier
  • high Furres 1679 Terrier
  • hy furrs 1703 MiD
  • y e furr hill 1687 Yarb

Etymology

a furlonge caled Hye furres 1580, high furres 1668, high furrs 1671, high Furres 1679, hy furrs 1703(v. furh in the pl.; y e furr hill 1687 refers to thesame field)