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.

Lower Acreland

Other OS name in the Parish of Sawley

Historical Forms

  • Akerlande(s) 1189–93,c.1200,1224 Sawl56,56d,60


, Akerlande (s )1189–93, c. 1200, 1224Sawl 56, 56d,60 , ' strips of an acre in the common field ' , v. æcer , land ; it is close to Acreland 197infra , and both farms probably represent the 30 acres which Sawley Abbey received from the Lacy gift .