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.

Francwell ( e )

Field in the Parish of Allestree

Historical Forms

  • Francwell ( e ) late12th Darley c.1210 Darley Hy3 Darley

Etymology

Francwell(e) late 12th, c. 1210, Hy 3Darley('Franca's spring', v. wælla)

Places in the same Parish