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.

Choppers Acre

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Choppers Acre 1517 Corpus

Etymology

Choppers Acre(Chopperacr' 1363;Chambers(91) suggests that this name is derived from chop in the sense'exchange'—it was applied to holdings subject to rotation: the term is notrecorded elsewhere)