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 Bareast meadowe

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • the Bareast meadowe 1611 LRMB

Etymology

the Bareast meadowe 1611(perhaps'bare-arse meadow', a bare hill,from bær1 and ears)