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 Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • hevedstick 1839 TA


hevedstick might mean'top piece' and endstikke(supra) the'end piece' of a field; some spellings are obviously corrupt; cf. Heuedsticke c.1255 in Ashby with Oby and Thurne and headland Field 1993: 17)