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.

Clamp Close

Field in the Parish of Cawston

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA


Clamp Close(v. clamp'a heap or pile of materials for various purposes' OED, EDDs.v.; cf. Clamp Meadows in East Ruston, Happing Hundred, PN Nf II 91)