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 kemp close

Field in the Parish of Whitton

Historical Forms

  • the kemp close 1601 Terrier
  • the Kemp close 1606 Terrier
  • Kemp Close 1635 Terrier 1662 Terrier

Etymology

the kemp close 1601, the Kemp close 1606,Kemp Close 1635, 1662(no doubt from the surn. Kemp)