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.

Flax Medow

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Harcourt

Historical Forms

  • Flax Medow 1609 Map

Etymology

Flax Medow 1609 (poss. with a metathesized flask' swampy grassland' rather than fleax, if Flax is not a memory of past arable use)