English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Mill Cl

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • 1762 EnclA 1837 Valuation
  • the Mill Close 1648 Terrier
  • Mill Closes 1745 Terrier
  • the milne furlonge 1601 Terrier 1612 Terrier 1625 Terrier
  • the Myll furlong 1648 Terrier 1675 Terrier
  • Millne hylle 1467×84 LTD
  • the milne hill 1601 Terrier
  • Millne hill 1648 Terrier
  • the Millhill furlonge 1648 Terrier
  • the Millne wonge 1648 Terrier

Etymology

Mill Cl 1762, 1837 (the Mill Close 1648, Mill Closes 1745, cf. Millclose Leys 1731 (v. leys)) (v. pece) (cf. the milne bawlke 1601 (v. balca), the milne furlonge 1601, 1612, 1625, the Myll furlong 1648, 1675, (the) Mill furlong 1679, 1700 et passim to 1745 (v. furlang), Millne hylle 1467 × 84, the milne hill 1601, Millne hill 1648 (v. hyll; a windmill site), the Millhill furlonge 1648, the Millne wonge 1648 (v. vangr)) (v. myln)