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Survey of English Place-Names

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Pegsgreen Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Reading (including Caversham)

Historical Forms

  • Pig Green 1675 Ogilby
  • Pigs Greene Close 17th PubLib(Clayton)
  • Pegs Green 1761 Rocque
  • Pigs Green 1830 OS 1846 Snare


, Pig Green 1675 Ogilby, Pigs Greene Close 17thPubLib (Clayton ), Pegs Green 1761 Rocque, Pigs Green 1830 OS, 1846 Snare , probably ' pig'sgreen ' , the modern form being euphemistic .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement