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.

oð funtemel forð

Field in the Parish of East Orchard

Historical Forms

  • oð funtemel forð 963 ShaftR
  • of þanne forð 963 ShaftR


funtemel forð, of þanne forð('Fontmell ford', i.e.'ford on FontmellBrook', probably identical with sandford in the Anglo-Saxon bounds ofIwerne M. supra, v. ford, RNs. infra)