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.

Cavalry Quarters

Early-attested site in the Parish of Fernhurst


Cavalry Quarters (6″) is said (Ponsonby 187) to take its name from a troop of Royalist horse concealed here in 1643 when the Parliamentarians were in occupation of Cowdray.

Places in the same Parish