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.

White Ground Cl

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • 1919 Sale

Etymology

White Ground Cl1919(in eModE , white'infertile' is contrasted with black'fertile', cf.Background supra, v. grund)