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.

Plestowes Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Barford

Historical Forms

  • Plestow(e) t.Rici AD
  • Pleistowe 1221 FF
  • cultura de Pleystowe 1247 ib
  • Pleistouwe 1312 ADi 1319 ADii
  • Pleystowe 1331 ib
  • Plesters 1821 G

Etymology

Plestowes Fm is Plestow (e )t. Ric iAD , Pleistowe 1221 FF, cultura de Pleystowe 1247 ib., Pleistouwe 1312 AD i, 1319 AD ii, Pleystowe 1331 ib., Plesters 1821 G. 'Place of play,' v. plegstow .For the last form cf. Pleystowe (PN Sr 266).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement