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.

Close called the Herbar

Field in the Parish of Great Casterton

Historical Forms

  • Close called the Herbar 1545 Surv

Etymology

Close called the Herbar 1545(prob. erber'a grass-covered piece of ground'but poss. eorð -burg'fortification built of earth' with reference to the ramparts ofthe Roman town)