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.

Shear Hogs Cl

Field in the Parish of Illston on the Hill

Historical Forms

  • 1848 TA


Shear Hogs Cl (land on which young sheep were kept, shear-hogs being a term applied to sheep between the time when they were weaned until after their first shearing)