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.

Cherleford

Field in the Parish of Inkpen

Historical Forms

  • Cherleford 13th RecOffCat
  • Charlforde 1590 Moulton
  • Charleford 1592 RecOffCat

Etymology

Cherleford 13th,Charlforde 1590 Moulton, Charleford 1592 RecOffCat(v. ceorl, ford, it seemsclear that this was near Inglewood, probably on the stream which flows E.of Hungerford Park)