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.

Row Acre

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • 1973 Surv
  • Rowellcar 1679 Terrier
  • Rowellcar layes 1700 Terrier
  • Rowelcar ( e ) Lays 1724 Terrier
  • Rowelcar ( e ) Leys 1745 Terrier

Etymology

Row Acre (Rowellcar 1679, Rowellcar layes 1700, Rowelcar (e) Lays 1724, Rowelcar (e) Leys 1745 (v. leys), v. rūh, hyll, æcer)