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 Byfield

Historical Forms

  • Lodewell 1247 Ass t.Ed3 SR


Ludwell (6″) is Lodewell 1247Ass , t. Ed 3SR (p). 'Loud spring,' v. wielle , and cf. the Stowe Charter supra 30 n.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement