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.

the Kinges highe waie

Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • the Kinges highe waie 1605 Terrier
  • the Kinges highe way 1625 Terrier


the Kinges highe waie 1605, the Kinges highe way 1625 (v. hēah - weg; the Nottingham to Grantham road, with reference to James I, v. the queenes highe waye, infra)