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.

Occupation Road

Field in the Parish of Claybrooke Magna

Historical Forms

  • 1839 Map

Etymology

Occupation Road (a common name, often dating from the Enclosures and signifying a private road for the use of the occupiers of the land, an access road, usually a green lane)