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.

Sparth

Field in the Parish of Doveridge

Historical Forms

  • 1842 TA

Etymology

Sparth(cf. Sparthemedow 1538, Sporthmedoue 1547, perhaps from ON  sporðr'tail' and mǣd)