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.

Castelstede

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • Castelstede 1210–15 RA 1210–15 RA 1250 RA
  • Castylstede 1210–15 RA

Etymology

Castelstede 1239–45, 1244–49, 1250, Castylstede 1239–45(v. castel, stede; for this compound v.Sandred 98–99; it is referred to in the text as a toft)