Great Arish - a corn field that has been cut is called an ‘arrish’
Higher Wester Park
Lower Beer - Bear, Beer or Bere 'Woodland producing acorns and beechnuts on which swine could be pastured'.
Strap - A long narrow piece of land.
Tithycombe Lake Lake A slow-flowing stream. Still used as an independent term in Hants. Otherwise hardly ever survives except in composition: e.g. Stanlake.
Higher Lamer Park
Great Merton Wood
Little Oak Bear
Great Pleasant Park
Merton Mill Ham - Ham Generally from AS. hamm, an enclosure; but sometimes from AS ham, a house. May be found anywhere with the former of the two meanings; but is most frequent near steams. This is because in late AS times and later the tendency was to divide up the meads, which had originally been held in common by the holders in the village community, into private allotments held in severalty, which the allotees fenced in. Meads were always near streams.
Higher Road Close
Three Cornered Field
Lamercleave Marsh - Cleave or Cleeve 'Steep slope'.
Higher Sand Park
Castle Park - Castle -Where these go back to an ancient date they generally imply the remains of a Roman villa.
Shuttle Park – Shuttle Can mean 'slippery' or 'sliding' as well as the lower cotton holder in a sewing machine
Merton Town Mead – Mead In the days before grass seeds were obtainable this was the only hay land of the community. It consisted always of land near streams, since that was the only kind of land on which hay grew in any quantity. (Ref 916 at Newberry)
Bew Town – Bew is an old name for bough or tree, also beau - good
Rials Field – rial - A royal person – a prince 1399
Rack Park – Where wool was hung out to dry
Quillett – small hamlet or village
Easter Camma Park
Hop Garden Orchard
Homer Meadow – Homer – a name for a homing pigeon.
Sawpit Lane – at Speccott Barton
Lincham – possibly Lynch A shelf of ploughland of the side of a hill formed by ploughing in such a way that the clods are turned down the slope. A common feature of AS. times when the area under the plough was very large. Some may be due to the very extensive ploughing of the post-Napoleonic period.