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.

Curst Roods

Field in the Parish of Theddingworth

Historical Forms

  • Curst Roods 1696 Map

Etymology

Curst Roods 1696 (v. cursed, curst, rōd 3; a derogatory name for very poor land)