Major Settlement in the Parish of Shottle and Postern
- (park of) Postern(e), (parcum de) Postern(e), (park de) Postern(e) 1329 Pat 1330 Ass 1330 QW 1372 Gaunt
- Postern(e) Park(e) 1541 DuLa 1556 Lanc 1587 DuLaMB
- (parc de) Postorn 1372 Gaunt
- Postorne Park 1521 Lanc
Presumably 'house made with posts', v. post , ærn or possibly 'back gate, side way' from OFr posterne , cf. Postern (PN K 182). It was one of the parks of Duffield Frith, v. park .