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 Bere Ferrers

Historical Forms

  • Ward 1571 SR
  • atte Warde 1309 Exon
  • atte Netherwarthe 1345 Ass


This is the same name as Ward supra 82, the place lying by the river Tamar.