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.

Yeld Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Baslow and Bubnell

Historical Forms

  • Yeald Wood 1840 O


Yeld Wood (6″), Yeald Wood 1840 O, cf. (le ) Held 1355 DbA xxii, c. 1386 DbA xxiii. 'The slope', v. helde ; cf. The Yeld supra 34, for the modern form.