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.

Rolles Orchard

Early-attested site in the Parish of Elmley Lovett

Historical Forms

  • Rowles Orchard 1644 Townsend


This takes its name from the family of Rowles mentioned in a Will of 1568. It is called Rowles Orchard in 1644 (Townsend).