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.


Field in the Parish of Cawston

Historical Forms

  • Fallyng 1372 Ct
  • Falling 1562 Blomefield
  • Fallynges in Bromhoushyrne 1459 Ct


Fallyng 1372 Ct Schram, Falling 1562 Blomefield VI 259(a common), Fallynges in Bromhoushyrne 1459 Ct Schram(v. *falding'the act of folding animals', here in a concrete, local sense)