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.

The Park

Field in the Parish of Affpuddle

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA

Etymology

The Park(cf. Sheep Sleight and South Fd infra, v. Cantor& Wilson 13 79 where a connection with the park of the unidentifiedMansham 1315 Pat(probably from the OE  pers.n. Mann with hām or hamm)is tentatively proposed)