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.

Snowford Bridge and Snowford Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Long Itchington

Historical Forms

  • Snowford 1776 EnclA


Snowford Bridge and Snowford Hill. This is the snaw ford of KCD 705 (s. a. 1001), v. supra 133 n. It is Snowford 1776EnclA . The name is clearly a compound of OE  snāw , 'snow,' and ford, but it is impossible now to guess what incident gave rise to the name.

Places in the same Parish