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.

Kendale Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Great Driffield

Historical Forms

  • Cheldal(e) 1086 DB
  • parva Keldale 1202 FF
  • Kendall 1828 Langd


Kendale Ho is Cheldal (e )1086 DB, parva Keldale 1202 FF, Kendall 1828 Langd. 'Valley with a spring,' v. kelda , dæl .According to Nicholson (65) there is a spring in the valley called Kendal Well.

Places in the same Parish