Winteringham Field Names

Winteringham Local History and Genealogy

The Field Names of Winteringham

Many of Winteringham’s fields have specific names by which they are known.

The following is a list of the field names from the 1930s.  With several fields often merged into one, these names are linked to the OS field numbers to avoid confusion as much as possible!

And of course, names sometimes change over time!

Field name map

 

To see the names of the fields on a Google Map, please click here.

In the area of ...

Rotten Sykes Lane

OS field ref

17
 45
46
 69

Field Name

Stable Marsh
Benny’s Close
Button’s Marsh
Boothby’s Close


Booth Nooking Lane

38
19
37

Otter Close
Nine Acre
Nineteen Acre


Marsh Lane

51
52
63
20
56
68
67
64

Nanny Willey
Cow Close
Waterside
Top Wharp
Low Wharp
Dickey Barn
Drewery
Old Brick Fields


The Church

116
117
118
110
119
125
121
122
149
148
80
81

Glebe
Knight’s Close
Three-Corner Close
Meddit
Horse Close
Nanny Willey’s Parlour
Cow Gang (see below)
Plank Close
Top Hall Close
Middle Hall Close
Clavin’s Marsh
Seeds Close


Marsh Road

106
103

Little Croft
Croft


Low Burgage

139
98 & 140
96
93
59
57
97

Whancho Field
Bull Piece
Judge’s Field
Low Grove
Little Flats
Groves
The Flats


Silver Street

145
142
144
143

Town End
Tom Thrush
First Composition
Middle Composition


Cliff Road

147
151
204
205
152 & 153
221
223, 224 & 230
240
247
263, 272, 271
278
279
261
260
259
246
244 & 242

Seeds Field
Cliff
Long Cliff Grassed
Puddingpoke
Backside
Townend
Hood Lane
Top Parson’s Cross
Wilson Close
Earlesgate
Top Mere
Middle Mere
Chapman’s Close
Willow Holt
Chapman’s Cliff
Long Cliff
Double-Row Cliff


Winterton Road

222 & 232
231 & 248
239
255
256
264
269 & 270
284
207
208
219 & 220
233
238
237
250, 253, 254
265
268
267
283
282

Stonepit
Turnpike
Middle Parson’s Cross
Barrat Close
Fourteen Acre
Westfield
Allotments
Long Mere
Old Town End
Mill Field
Beck Dale
Agnustow
Parson’s Cross
Kettle Bottoms
Turnpikes
Robinson Close
Bratton Close / Mare Hills
Swallow / Eastfield
Mere
Bottom Mere


Ermine Street

281
288
266
252
251
236
214
215
212
213

Cockthorne
Tranymere
Grass Beck
The Beck
Willow Tree Close
Cottage Field
Home Field
Pullein’s Allotment
John Barrat
Top Composition

Winteringham gives the English-speaking world ... 1 “Cowgang” is credited as a word given to the English language by Winteringham.  According to Halliwell’s “Contributions to English Lexicography” (1856) it appears in an Inquisition in 1583: “From the south end of Winteringham Cowgang to Winteringham Haven.”

Winteringham gives the English-speaking world ... 2 There is not a single reference to “Agnustow” on the web - apart from thus page!  Nor have we been able to find it in any dictionary.

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