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.

Portland Mdw

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • 1973 Surv

Etymology

Portland Mdw (v. port 2, land; presum. in some sort a former perquisite of Leicester Borough; otherwise, but less likely, a market site)