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 Twenty five Acres

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • the Twenty five Acres 1679 Terrier
  • Five and twenty Acres 1703 Terrier
  • Waterfall 1625 Terrier 1638 Terrier

Etymology

the Twenty five Acres 1679, Five and twenty Acres 1703 (v. æcer); (on) Waterfall 1625, 1638 (v. wæter - (ge) fall)