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.

Tanfield Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Clandon

Historical Forms

  • le Tongefelde 1425 Onslow
  • Tongfeld 1548 LRMB t.Ed6 Onslow
  • Onslowfeild 1654,1687 Onslow
  • Tangfeild 1728 Onslow


Tanfield Ho (6″) is le Tongefelde 1425Onslow , Tongfeld 1548LRMB , t. Ed 6Onslow , Onslowfeild 1654, 1687Onslow , Tangfeild 1728Onslow . The first element may be the word discussed under Tangley infra 256, and refer to the original shape of the piece of land here.

Places in the same Parish