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.

Freshfield Crossways

Early-attested site in the Parish of Horsted Keynes

Historical Forms

  • Freshfields 1621 SRS14,130
  • Fressefeld 1296 SR
  • Frechefeld 1327 SR


Freshfield Crossways is Freshfields in 1621 SRS 14, 130 and was the home of John de Fressefeld (1296 SR) and Ralph de Frechefeld (1327 SR). Self-explanatory.