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.

Fontlond

Field in the Parish of Broadwey

Historical Forms

  • Fontlond 1445 Rent

Etymology

Fontlond 1445(possiblyfunta'spring', with land; however the form should perhaps be Fout - fromfōt'foot(of a hill), etc')