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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Bladon

Historical Forms

  • Blade 1086 DB
  • Bladene 1141 OxonCh 1797 Davis
  • Bladon' 1208 OblR 1254–5 RH
  • Bladone 1285 Ass
  • Bledon' 1268 Ass


Bladon is the old name of the river Evenlode, v. supra 7.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site