English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Shootrough, Shoot Rough

Other OS name in the Parish of Cardington

Historical Forms

  • Shoot Rough 1833 OS 1846 TA

Etymology

( a farm ) ( an adjoining wood ) , Shoot Rough 1833 OS, 1846TA . Shoot may be *scēot ' steep slope ' , cf. Shoot Hill , Part 2 , 19 . The farm building is medieval ( VCH X25 ) .