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.

Great Orids

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • 1806 Map 1907 Surv 1913 Sale

Etymology

Great Orids (sic) 1907, 1913 (poss. with ord' a spit of land', or even a derogatory name for land difficult to cultivate, with horrid in an early sense' rough, shaggy')