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.


Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • 1850 TA


Montserrat (a close at the north - eastern boundary of the township; a name indicating remoteness, transferred from that of one of the Leeward Islands in the West Indies; discovered by Columbus, Montserrat was a British colony from the 17th cent.)