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.

Scotches

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • 1907 Surv 1913 Sale

Etymology

Scotches 1907, 1913 (poss. the surn. Scott in the possessive case; otherwise land originally subject to some kind of tax, v. scot)