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.

Reach Lode

Early-attested site in the Parish of Swaffham Prior

Historical Forms

  • lada de Reche, Rechelod(e) 1279 RH
  • Rechelod(e) al. voc. le Myle 1457 Ct
  • Reach Loades End 1618 ib


Reach Lode is lada de Reche , Rechelod (e )1279 RH, Rechelod (e )al. voc. le Myle 1457Ct , Reach Loades End 1618 ib. v. (ge)lād and cf. Mile End infra 222.