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.

Queen Oak

Other OS name in the Parish of Bourton

Historical Forms

  • Queene Oake Close 1609 LRMB
  • Queen Oak Ho 1839 TA


, Queene Oake Close 1609LRMB , Queen Oak Ho 1839TA , v. cwēn , āc , no doubt named from one of the Queens of England who at different dates possessed the manor of Gillingham , v. Hutch3 3616 , cf. Thorngrove in Gillingham par . infra ; there is another Queen 's Oak named in the 16th cent. bounds of Gillingham Forest , v. Motcombe f. ns . infra .