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.

Schardfedales

Field in the Parish of Toller Porcorum

Historical Forms

  • Schardfedales 1400 Cl

Etymology

Schardfedales 1400(perhaps to be connected with the TA f.n. Shreave(s) supra if this is ametathesized, and slightly garbled, form of a p.n. or local surname containing scræf'cave, hut, hollow' or a related word)