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.

Sparrows' Grove

Other OS name in the Parish of Burrough Green

Historical Forms

  • Sparrow 1662 Borough


is so named c. 1825O.S. , and may possibly be associated with the family of Richard Sparrow (1662 Borough) , but cf. Spruethorn (sic)c. 1236Clare , Sparwethorn 1377 ib .