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

  • holmold e.13 Rut Hy3 Stix
  • holemold Hy3 Rut


holmold e. 13 Rut, Hy 3 Stix, holemold Hy 3 bis (v. hol 2, molde; the precise meaning of the compound is uncertain, but presum. soil of particularly good quality is indicated)