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.

Claywire

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Claywire 1708 Chambers
  • Clay-wyre 1650 Chambers

Etymology

Claywire(Clay-wyre 1650Chambers, v. clǣg, wer)