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 queenes highe waye

Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • the queenes highe waye 1601 Terrier
  • the Queens Highway 1712 Terrier


the queenes highe waye 1601, the Queens Highway 1712 (the Nottingham to Grantham road, v. the Kinges highe waie, supra; the first record refers to Elizabeth I, the second to Queen Anne)