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 Churchstanton

Historical Forms

  • Suthchurchamford 1386 AddCh
  • Churchamford 1499 Ipm


This name must be a triple compound of cirice, ham(m), and ford , the last referring to a passage over the Otter here. There are the remains of an ancient church here, now part of a farm building.