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.

Bollands Close

Field in the Parish of Little Casterton

Historical Forms

  • Bollands Close 18 Monson

Etymology

Bollands Close(if not from ball-land'land at the boundary mound'(cf. Ballands in Wardley f.ns.(b), also a parish on the Ru boundary), then fromthe surn. Bolland, cf. Bollands Meadow in Lyndon f.ns.(b))