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.

Fox his closs

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • Fox his closs 1625 Terrier
  • Foxes Close 1638 Terrier
  • Fox his dole 1625 Terrier

Etymology

Fox his closs 1625, Foxes Close 1638 (v. clos (e)), Fox his dole 1625 (v. dal) (with the surn. Fox)