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.

Hordfeld

Field in the Parish of Rudheath Lordship

Historical Forms

  • Hordfeld 1488 MinAcct

Etymology

Hordfeld 1488('treasure field, hoard field', v. hord, feld, perhaps from the discovery ofburied treasure, cf. Drakelow supra)