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.

Glen Cross

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • Glen Cross 1635 Terrier 1661 Terrier 1697 Terrier 1722 Terrier
  • Glengate boske l.17 Terrier
  • Glengate bouske 1693 Terrier

Etymology

Glen Cross 1635, 1661, 1697, 1722 (v. cros; poss. at the parish boundary), Glengate boske l. 17, Glengate bouske 1693 (v. buskr and Glen Rd supra), Glenside 1635, 1661 (v. sīde and Great Glen, Lei 4 79)