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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Coldwaltham

Historical Forms

  • Watresfeld a.1226 SAC3,46
  • Wateresfeld 1256 SRS31 1418 Add


Watersfield is Watresfeld a. 1226 SAC 3, 46, Wateresfeld 1256 SRS 31et freq to 1418Add . 'Open land (v. feld ) of or by the water or stream.' The hamlet lies low, on a small stream.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement