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.


Field in the Parish of Egremont

Historical Forms

  • Firtlefeilde 1756 CW 1578 Cocker


Firtlefeilde 1578 Cocker. -sit in the form from 1338 mustbe a mistake for sīc or fit. Firtil may conceivably represent OE  fyrhþ(e)hyll,'wooded hill,' as in Firber(PN La 87)