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 Filby

Historical Forms

  • Screphow m.13 Phillipps 1374 Phillipps


Screphow m. 13, 1374 Phillipps(in the manor of Holm Halle; may be Scandinavian,possibly ODan  skræppæ, OSwed  skræppa, ModSwed  skräppa, used about largespecies of plants of the genus Rumex, and haugr)