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.

Best Sheep Cl 1850 Long Sheep Cl

Field in the Parish of Scraptoft

Historical Forms

  • 1830 Surv


Best Sheep Cl 1850 (v. best; a complimentary name for very fertile land) Long Sheep Cl 1830 (v. scēp)