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.

Northfield Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Henley upon Thames


Northfield Ho (6″) may take name from Aldefeld c. 1295, 1349, 93, 1413–14, 1485, Naldefeld 1415, Nalfield 1485, Nalfeld ' 1487, 92, Nalfelde 1535, Nawfield 1588, Nawfield End 1592. 'Old field,' v. (e)ald, feld : the N - is from ME  atten , 'at the.' The forms are from Henley .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement