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

  • Harstone 1601 Terrier 1629 Terrier
  • Harston 1605 Terrier 1625 Terrier
  • Harston close 1698 Deed


Harstone 1601, 1629 (1712), Harston 1605, 1625, Harston close 1698 Deed(' the (grey) boundary stone', v. hār 2, stān; with reference to the county boundary with Lincs., cf. Harston (Belvoir parish) which lies on the same boundary four miles to the south)