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.

the Munchings

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • 1968 Surv


the Munchings (ostensibly a late jocular name for good grazing, but note that Leicester Abbey held land here, so munucwith eng may be thought of, despite a lack of early evidence)