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.

Sow Flat

Field in the Parish of Allestree

Historical Forms

  • 1737 Plan

Etymology

Sow Flat(cf. Five Sows and 2 Sows more 1675. There is no indication in the text of what is meant; theymay perhaps be drains or the like, v. sogh)

Places in the same Parish