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.

Terrace Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stour Provost


Terrace Fm (ST 802224), cf. (via regal ' apud ) Terry (e )slane , Terrieslane 1420, 1489, 1517KCC , (portam apud ) Tarrieslane , Tarryeslane 1443, 1444KCC , (portam vocat ') Tyrryestherne , porta apud Tarryescrofte 1439KCC , Tarres gate 1575KCC , Gt Tarrass , Lt Tarrass , Tarrass Fd , Tarrass Orchd 1841TA , all named from the family of William Terry 1327SR , Robert Terry 1332 SR, v. lane , þyrne 'thorn bush', croft 'small enclosed field', geat 'gate'. The farm is near the junction of Scotchey Lane (perhaps the earlier Terryslane ) with the road from E Stour to Stour P.