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.

Bells Cl

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • 1845 TA

Etymology

Bells Cl 1845 (either with the surn. Bell in the possessive case, or referring to endowed land for the provision and maintenance of church bells and their accoutrements, or for the payment of bellringers; perh. cf. Bellfields Lane supra)