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.

Saltisford and Saltisford Common

Early-attested site in the Parish of Warwick St Mary

Historical Forms

  • Salteresford 1262 Ass 1425 Warwick
  • Salteford 1272 Ass
  • Salterford 1285 FF
  • Saltesford (Street) 1340 ADii 1481 MinAcct 16th Rental 1656 Dugdale


Saltisford and Saltisford Common (6″) is Salteresford 1262Ass (p), 1425Warwick , Salteford 1272Ass , Salterford 1285 FF (p), Saltesford (Street )1340 AD ii, 1481MinAcct , 16thRental , 1656 Dugdale. 'Salter's ford.' This ford carried the salt-way which ran from Droitwich through Coughton to Warwick (cf. Birm Arch Trans liv, 16).

Saltisford is now a street in Warwick.