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.

Shade House Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stour Provost

Historical Forms

  • atte Shirde 1340 NI


Shade House Fm (ST 805212), Shardehowse 1570, Sherdehowse 1577KCC , probably to be associated with Robert atte Shirde 1340 NI, v. sceard 'a cleft, a gap (as in a fence)', hūs , atte , cf. William Sherde 1457, inclosure at Sherdes l16KCC .