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.

Mill field

Field in the Parish of Wistow

Historical Forms

  • Mill field c.1700 Terrier
  • Mill hill 1625 Terrier


Mill field c. 1700 (v. feld; one of the great open - fields, earlier called the North feild and Cowmoor Fd), Mill hedge 1690, c. 1700 (v. hecg), Mill hill 1625 (v. myln; alluding to a windmill)