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 Salters Close

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • the Salters Close 1648 Terrier


the Salters Close 1648 (v. saltere; Rearsby lay on a medieval saltway which ran south of R. Wreake from Kirby Bellars (with a branch across the river at Asfordby) to meet the Fosse Way north of Thurmaston)