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 School ( e ) ground

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • the School ( e ) ground 1708 Terrier 1724 Terrier
  • the School headland 1694 Terrier
  • the School Swathes 1694 Terrier

Etymology

the School (e) ground 1708, 1724 (v. grund), the School headland 1694 (v. hēafod - land), the School (e) Land 1694, 1708, 1724, 1745 (v. land), the School Swathes 1694 (v. swathe) (with reference to the Free Grammar School)