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.

Straightway Close

Field in the Parish of Mickleover

Historical Forms

  • 1846 Survey

Etymology

Straightway Close('street way', v. strǣt, weg; the close is beside RyknieldSt supra 23)