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.

Wortwell Close

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • Wortwell Close 1768 Map
  • Wortwell Feld 1769 EnclA 1773 Anc 1774 Anc
  • Wortwell Old Inclosure 1774 Anc

Etymology

Wortwell Close 1768, Wortwell Feld 1769, 1773,1774, Wortwell Old Inclosure 1774(v. wyrt, wella, inclosure).