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.

Le Flotgond

Field in the Parish of Clewer

Historical Forms

  • Le Flotgond 1295 ECR
  • Flotgonges 1298 ECR 1307 ECR
  • Flotgong l.13th ECR e.14th ECR
  • Le Flodgonge 1426 ECR

Etymology

Le Flotgond(a ditch) 1295 ECR, Flotgonges 1298, 1307 ib, Flotgong(a ditch)l.13th–e.14th ib., Le Flodgonge 1426 ib., le Flatgamesfeld(the 1426 ref.appears to be to a mill-race,'flood passage', v. flōd, gang)