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 Plain

Field in the Parish of Great Casterton

Historical Forms

  • 1950 Burghley

Etymology

The Plain 1950(annotated'Exeter Gorse', v. plain, cf. Casterton Lings supra)