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.

Red Fd

Field in the Parish of Seaton

Historical Forms

  • 1840 Anc 1846 TA 1796 Surv
  • Red Fd 1734 Ct

Etymology

Red Fd 1840, 1846(Red Fd 1734 Ct, 1796, v. rēad, so named fromthe soil on the ironstone; one of the later open-fields of the village)