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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Fittleworth

Historical Forms

  • Sond(e) 1296,1332 SR 1482 IpmR
  • Sounde 1327 SR


Sond is the name of a lost vill in Fittleworth, recorded as Sond (e )1296, 1332 SR, 1482 IpmR and Sounde 1327 SR. As the soil in Fittleworth is sandy there can be little doubt that this is OE  sand.

Places in the same Parish