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 Towne yerdes

Field in the Parish of Pleasley

Historical Forms

  • the Towne yerdes 1561 Portland

Etymology

the Towne yerdes 1561(v. tūn, geard)