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.

West Felde

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • West Felde 1483 MktHPR
  • campo occidental ' 1523 Wyg

Etymology

West Felde 1483 (v. west, feld; one of the great open - fields; also recorded as (in) campo occidental' 1523 (with MLat   campus' field' and occidentalis' western') and later as the Netherfield, supra)