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.

Watry Close

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • Watry Close 1769 EnclA
  • Watery Close 1773 Anc

Etymology

Watry Close 1769, Watery Close 1773(landby or containing standing water or a stream, v. wæterig)