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.

Aldestrete

Field in the Parish of East Shefford

Historical Forms

  • Aldestrete 1247–8 FF

Etymology

Aldestrete 1247–8 FF(v.(e)ald, strǣt; the reference is probably to theRoman road which runs towards Newbury)