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.

Stroods

Field in the Parish of Eye and Dunsden

Historical Forms

  • c.1840 TA
  • Strode 1228 FF 1314 AD 1339 AD

Etymology

Stroods(Strode 1228 FF, 1314(p), 1339 AD, Stroodcrofte 1603–4, Strowde crofte,little Strowde early 17th, OE  strōd,'marshy land overgrown with brushwood')