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.

vrchin furlong

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • vrchin furlong 1697 Terrier
  • Urchin furlong 1703 MiD


vrchin furlong 1697, Urchin furlong 1703('hedgehog furlong', from furlang, with ME  urchen'ahedgehog')