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.

Big Red Lake

Field in the Parish of Pontesbury

Historical Forms

  • 1842 TA


Big Red Lake(on a tributary of Rea Brook, probably'reed channel', v. hrēod, lacu)