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.

Lower Fd

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • 1844 TA
  • the two layefieldes 1595 LRMB
  • lower & overfield 1611 LRMB

Etymology

Lower Fd(the two layefieldes 1595(1611), lower & overfield 1611, cf.the neatherfield 1611, v. lǣge, neoðera, cf. Ley Fd supra, Over Fd infra)