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 Abbat close

Field in the Parish of Whitton

Historical Forms

  • the Abbat close 1606 Terrier
  • Abbot Close 1635 Terrier
  • Abbatt Close 1652 WillsPCC

Etymology

the Abbat close 1606, Abbot Close 1635, Abbatt Close 1652(v. abbat, referringto the abbot of Thornton Abbey)