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

Field in the Parish of Little Casterton

Historical Forms

  • 1943 Map

Etymology

White Ground(either from dial. white used of'dry, open pasture' or eModE white'infertile' in contrast to black'fertile, v. grund)