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 Common

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • The Common 1638 DC
  • The Intercommon lying part in the parish of Ketton and part in the parish of Empingham 1769 EnclA

Etymology

The Common 1638, The Intercommon lying part in the parish of Ketton and part in the parish of Empingham 1769(v. commun, intercommon)