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.

Roughborough

Other OS name in the Parish of Stretton on Fosse

Etymology

. Cf. Roughborough Hill c. 1840TA . Probably ' rough hill , ' v. ruh , beorg .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement