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.

Chilsfold Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirdford

Historical Forms

  • Chule(s)fold(e) 1271 Ass 1296 SR
  • Chelesfold(e) 1327 SR


Chilsfold Fm (6″) is found as Chule (s )fold (e )1271Ass , 1296 SR, Chelesfold (e )1327 SR (all p). 'Cēol 's fold,' v. falod .