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.

Chalwell ( Orchd )

Field in the Parish of Child Okeford

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Chalwell(Orchd)(probably'cold spring or stream' from cealdand well(a), cf. Belchalwell in OkefordF. par. infra)