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.

Tubbs Close

Field in the Parish of Seaton

Historical Forms

  • Tubbs Close 1646 Deed
  • Tupp 's Close 1758 Anc

Etymology

Tubbs Close 1646, Tupp 's Close 1758(with the surn. Tubb(s) ratherthan with ME  tup'a ram, a tup')