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.

Oak Cl

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • 1762 EnclA
  • the Oke Close 1712 Terrier


Oak Cl 1762( (the) Oak (e) Close 1675, 1679 et passim to 1745, the Oke Close 1712, cf. the Oke close hedge 1601, 1612, the Oakes Close hedge 1625 (v. hecg), v. āc)