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 Over field

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • The Over field 1703 Terrier
  • the Ouer feild 1722 Terrier

Etymology

The Over field 1703, the Ouer feild 1722 (v. uferra, feld; one of the great open - fields, earlier called le Estfeld, supra and the Upper fyeld, infra)