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.

Pounds Cl

Field in the Parish of West Knighton

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA

Etymology

Pounds Cl(cf. Leonard Pount 1664, but pund'acattle pound' is possible, cf. Dunfald(sic, possibly for Punfald) 1201, ponfald'1437, v. pund-fald)