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.

Yard Ctg & Yard Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • la Yerde, terr' vocat' La Yerdelonde 1423 AddRoll
  • Yard 1811 OS
  • Yard Fm 1842 TAMap


Yard Ctg & Yard Fm (ST 295031), la Yerde , terr ' vocat ' La Yerdelonde 1423AddRoll , Yard 1811 OS, Yard Fm 1842TAMap , cf. William atte Yʒerd '1332 SR, Gilbert atte Yerde 1405Salis , 1424AddRoll , John atte Yerde 1424ib , from OE  g(i)erd 'a measure of land consisting of about thirty acres', with land .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement