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 Marschalestuft

Field in the Parish of Wytham

Historical Forms

  • Le Marschalestuft c.1270 Bodl


Le Marschalestuft c. 1270(v. tuffe, tufte'cluster oftrees', noted in two D p.ns., but this name may be'the marshal's tuft' froma fancied resemblance of a natural feature to a plume on an official's hat)