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.

Field Court

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hardwicke

Historical Forms

  • la Feld(e) 1280 GlR
  • la Felde by Queddesleye 1309 Ipm
  • atte Felde 1327 SR
  • le Velde 1360 Ipm
  • (the) Feld(e) Court(e) 1469 GlR 1487 Ipm
  • Field Court 1685 Will


Field Court, la Feld (e )1280 GlR, la Felde by Queddesleye 1309 Ipm, atte Felde 1327SR (p), le Velde 1360 Ipm (p), (the ) Feld (e ) Court (e )1469 GlR, 1487 Ipm, Field Court 1685 Will. The 'court' or house is named from a local family of Field (cf. 1794GR 134), which in turn was named from 'the open field' (v. feld ) near Quedgeley.