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 Bradworthy

Historical Forms

  • Redefenneford 1464 IpmR
  • Redfenford 1493 Ipm
  • Redfenford or Redmansford 1634 Deed


'Ford by the reed marsh,' v. fenn .