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.

Blacklands Plantation

Early-attested site in the Parish of Clifton Hampden

Historical Forms

  • la Blakeland c.1200–10 Frid c.1425


Blacklands Plantation (6″) takes name from la Blakeland c. 1200–10 (c. 1425) Frid. 'Black land.' This name occurs some fourteen times in the field-names of the county.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement