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.

the over whart furrows

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • the over whart furrows 1697 DCLeases


the over whart furrows 1697('the transverse furrows', i.e. at right angles to those adjacent, or to thoseploughed in the preceding season, v. ofer3, þvert, furh)