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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Overchurch

Historical Forms

  • Salacre 1837 TA
  • Salacre Lane 1831 Bry
  • Selaker 1275 Sheaf
  • Selakur 1370,1411 JRC


Salacres (100–273879), a house adjacent to a field Salacre 1837TA , on Salacre Lane 1831 Bry (100–276870 to 273879), cf. 275supra .The f.n. appears as Selaker 1275 Sheaf, Selakur 1370, 1411JRC (where it is a londa , v. land ), 'willow acre' from selja and akr , æcer , cf. Sally Carr Lane 302supra .