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 Nonnes cloce

Field in the Parish of Derby

Historical Forms

  • the Nonnes cloce Hy8 AOMB
  • Nunne closse 1546 MinAcct
  • Nunne medowe 1521 StarChamb

Etymology

the Nonnes cloce Hy 8, Nunne closse 1546, Nunne medowe 1521 StarChamb(v. nunne, clos,mǣd; both pieces of land were held by the Nuns of St Mary, Derby)