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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Ashwater

Historical Forms

  • Hindefort 1086 DB
  • Hindeford 1238,1244 Ass
  • Hyndeford 1242 Fees794
  • Hynteford 1238 Ass


'Hinds' ford.'