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.

Templands

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Old Temple 1577 Rogers
  • Temple 1588 Rogers
  • Temple cowe leasowe 1578 Rogers 0000 Dowd
  • Temple mead ( e ) 1578 Rogers 0000 Dowd

Etymology

Templands(Old Temple 1577, Temple 1588, Temple cowe leasowe,Temple mead(e) 1578, 1632, named from the Knights Templars; cf. Andoversford supra and Temple Greene infra)