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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Grinton

Historical Forms

  • Appeltrekelde 1301 LS
  • Keld(e) 1538 Riev 1577 Saxton


'Spring near the appletree' from OE  æppeltrēow and kelda.