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.


Field in the Parish of Chaldon Herring

Historical Forms

  • Pilecroft 1459 Weld 1280 Ch


Pilecroft 1459(probably'small enclosure made withstakes', v. pīl, croft, but it is possible the name should be associated withWilliam Pylye who held lands in Chaldon H. 1280)