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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Sandford

Historical Forms

  • (æt) sand forda 930 Crawf
  • (æt) Sandforda, Sandford 997 OSFacsiii,35
  • æt Sandforda 1008–12 Crawf
  • Saunford 1340 Pat
  • Sanford 1675 Ogilby


'Sandy ford' (over a small tributary of the Creedy).