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 Cuxwold

Historical Forms

  • þwerandes 1838 TA eHy2 NCot
  • Thwerlandes c.1200 NCot
  • werlandes eHy2 NCot


þwerandes(sic) l12(e13), Thwerlandes c.1200(e13),werlandes(sic) l12(e13)(v. þverr'athwart, lying across', land)