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.

Yondover (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Loders

Historical Forms

  • Endouer 1445,1454,1467 MinAcct
  • Yandover 1535 VE 1581 Hutch3 1774 Hutch1 1795 Boswell
  • Yondov (sic) 1597 Hutch3


Yondover (Fm) (SY 497938), Endouer 1445, 1454, 1467MinAcct , Yendover 1544, Endover 1545Ct , Yandover 1535 VE, 1581 Hutch3, 1774 Hutch1, 1795 Boswell, Yondov (sic)1597 Hutch3, cf. Yondover Md 1845TA , '(land) beyond the river-bank', from begeondan and ōfer , cf. the same name in Netherbury par. supra . Yondover lies on the other side of R. Asker from the village of Loders.