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.

Old Hall

Other OS name in the Parish of Nicholforest

Historical Forms

  • Rotherforde t.Hy8 DuLa
  • the Roerforde 1590 Map
  • Rutterforde 1583 Border
  • Ruthord or Oldhall 1745 Netherby
  • Rutterhill 1697 Netherby


is Rotherforde t. Hy 8DuLa ,the Roerforde 1590 Map, Rutterforde 1583 Border, Ruthord or Oldhall 1745Netherby . Apparently from OE  hrȳðer -ford , 'cattle ford.'In the parish was Rutterhill 1697Netherby . Cf. Rutterhill (Nf) .