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.

Three Acres

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • Three Acres 1601 Terrier 1612 Terrier 1712 Terrier

Etymology

Three Acres 1601, 1612 et passim to 1712 (v. æcer; a meadow so called)