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.


Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • Redwalls 1180–1200 Gilb 1638 Terrier
  • Red hall Leas 1712 Terrier
  • Reddal Lees 1745 Terrier


Redwalls(sic) 1638, Red hall Leas 1712, Reddal Lees 1745(possibly'a(pasture) nook overgrown with reeds', v. hrēod, halh with lea'grassland, pasture'(OE  lēah))