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.

Free yard

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Fuelles Haye 1543 Prideaux
  • Fywodeshey 1566 Prideaux
  • Fuardes heye 1567 Prideaux


Free yard(one or both of these two f.ns.are possibly to be associated with Fuelles Haye 1543, Fywodeshey 1566,Fuardes heye 1567, from a surname(or surnames) of uncertain form with(ge)hæg)