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 in the Parish of Theddingworth

Historical Forms

  • c.1965 Surv
  • Backside of Chauntry 1696 Map
  • Chauntry Close 1696 Map
  • Chauntry Leys 1696 Map
  • the Chauntery feild 1601 Terrier


Chawntry (Backside of Chauntry 1696 (v. bak - side), Chauntry Close, Chauntry Leys 1696 (v. leys), the Chauntery feild 1601, v. chanterie and The Nanalls infra; land formerly forming part of the endowment for a chantry, a chantry being a fund for the maintenance of a priest whose sole duty was to say mass daily for the souls of the founder and his family)