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.

the headlands close

Field in the Parish of Rudheath Lordship

Historical Forms

  • the headlands close 1650 LRMB
  • the litle Hudland 1650 LRMB

Etymology

the headlands close, the litle Hudland 1650('(close at) the headlands', v. hēafod-land, clos)