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.

Swarth furlong

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • Swarth furlong 1467×84 LTD
  • the swarth furlonge 1601 Terrier


Swarth furlong 1467 × 84, the swarth furlonge 1601, (the) Swath furlong (e) 1625, 1648 et passim to 1745 (v. furlang) (v. sweart, svartr)