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

  • Netteshard 1467×84 LTD


Netteshard 1467 × 84 (v. heard and (into) hard, supra; the specific is prob. nēat' cattle' but the surn. Neat, from nēat and thus metonymic for' a cowherd', does occur)