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 Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • euendelandes a1182 Alv


euendelandes a1182(13)(Dr Insley notes that the first el. “belongs to the past.part. of theME  verb evenen'to make level or smooth; to level off or smooth out,etc.', cf. MED s.v. The name therefore would denote strips of land(v.land) which had been levelled out”)