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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Tillingham

Historical Forms

  • Chiggelford 1319 SR
  • Chyngilworth 1348 FF
  • Shyngleford 1587 Rental
  • Chinklefoot 1777 C 1805 O 1824 G


Shingleford is Chiggelford 1319SR (p), Chyngilworth 1348FF (p), Shyngleford 1587Rental , Chinklefoot 1777 C, 1805 O, 1824 G.This name is probably manorial in origin, taking its rise from some migrant from Chingford supra 18. There is no ford here.