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.

Skirt or Turf Ground

Field in the Parish of Clippesby

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Skirt or Turf Ground(skirt'piece of land forming an edge or a side' OED s.v.)