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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Isfield

Historical Forms

  • Isefeld, Isefeud, Ysefeud 1215 FF 1426 IpmR
  • Ysfeld 1320 Ipm
  • Isfild 1600 MarL
  • Isvill 1711 MarC


'Isa's open land,' v. feld , from a pers. name Īsa , of which we have a diminutive Īsel in Idolsfold and Ilsham supra 105, 139. Cf. also Iscombe supra 328 and Iso (Förstemann PN 970).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site