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.

Swinscoat

Field in the Parish of Catfield

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA

Etymology

Swinscoat(v. swīn or svín and cot'hut,shelter' unless corrupt for skógr; cf. Swinscoe St, DEPN s.n.)