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.

Carres

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Harcourt

Historical Forms

  • Carres l.17 Terrier
  • Carres gate 1694 Terrier
  • Cares gate 1700 Terrier
  • Carr Meadow Leas 1609 Map

Etymology

Carres l. 17, Carres gate 1694, Cares gate 1700 (v. gata), Carr Meadow Leas 1609 (v. leys) (v. kjarr)