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.

Rail Road

Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • 1850 TA 1824 O


Rail Road 1824 O (a private railway running from Coal Wharf (v. Muston Gorse Wharf supra) on the Nottingham and Grantham Canal to Belvoir Castle; at this date, the wagons were no doubt horse - drawn); The Reads (v. hre) od)