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.

y e grass headings

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • y e grass headings 1697 DCLeases

Etymology

y e grass headings 1697('headlands laid down to grass', in contrast to ploughed headlands, v.hēafod, -ing1, cf. y e headings infra)