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.


Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Pyllokesholme 1508 MktHPR


Pyllokesholme 1508 (v. holmr; poss. with the surn. Pillock, cf. Johannes Pillokes 1327 SR of Leics., but note the Pylloke in Evington f. ns. (b) and Pyllok in Medbourne f. ns. (b), v. pyll, - uc)