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.

the flaxeyord

Field in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • the flaxeyord 1611 LRMB

Etymology

the flaxeyord 1611('enclosure where flax is grown', v. fleax,geard)