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.

Scortebuttes

Field in the Parish of Wyham cum Cadeby

Historical Forms

  • Scortebuttes c.1215 RA
  • Scortebutes 1219 Ass
  • scorebuttes 1330 Spald

Etymology

Scortebuttes c.1215, Scortebutes 1219, scorebuttes(sic) 1330(c.1331)(v. sceort in a Scandinavianized form, butte)