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.

le Quenespond

Field in the Parish of Cawston

Historical Forms

  • le Quenespond 1372 Ct
  • Qwenespond 1422 Ct 1423 Ct 1454 Ct


le Quenespond 1372 Ct Schram, Qwenespond 1422, 1423, 1454 Ct Schram(the reason for the name is notknown, OE  cwēn'queen' or the pers.n. Queen, recorded in ME, v. Reaney s.n.)