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 Wootton Wawen

Historical Forms

  • Offeworde 1086 DB
  • Offew(o)rth 1221 Ass 1247,1262 Ass 1247 FF
  • Offurde c.1185 France
  • Offord 1199,1241 FF 1725 B


'Offa 's farm,' v. worþ . Cf. Offchurch supra 177. The name is now lost but the site was near Pennyford infra .