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.

Duke 's Close

Field in the Parish of Mickleover

Historical Forms

  • 1846 Survey 1792 EnclA

Etymology

Duke's Close(nodoubt from the Duke of Devonshire, who was a land-owner in the parish1792 EnclA)