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.

The Battery

Field in the Parish of Great Casterton

Historical Forms

  • 1876 Burghley 1950 Burghley

Etymology

The Battery 1876, 1950(referring to a platform or fortified work for the positioning of artillery, but atwhich date prior to 1876 this example was constructed is undocumented)