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 Oadby

Historical Forms

  • horstonsikenethirende l.13 Wyg
  • Whorston syke 1467×84 LTD


horstonsikenethirende l. 13 (v. neoðera, ende), Whorston syke 1467 × 84 (v. hār 2, stān, sík; the stone was prob. a boundary marker)