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.

Big Steadfold Second Steadfold

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • 1943 Map 1943 Map
  • Stedfold c1680 Terrier 1717 Asw
  • Far Steadfold Close 1768 Map
  • Homeward Steadfold Close 1768 Map
  • Middle Steadfold Close 1768 Map
  • Stedfold Feild 1677 Terrier 1702 Deed 1705 Anc
  • Stetfold Feild 1705 Anc
  • Steadfold Hill 1768 Map

Etymology

Big Steadfold Second Steadfold 1943,1943(1768)(Stedfold c1680, 1717, Far Steadfold Close, Homeward Steadfold Close, Middle Steadfold Close 1768, Stedfold Feild 1677, 1702, 1705, Stetfold Feild 1705, Steadfold Hill 1768, v.stōd-fald'horse enclosure', often used generally of ancient enclosures)