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 Bingley

Historical Forms

  • Smithfield head 1658 WillS 1771 M
  • Smythffeld 1467 WillYk
  • Smythe Feylde 1557 WillY
  • Le Smythe Feilde 1583 WYD


Smithfield, 1643 WillY, Smithfield head 1658 WillS, 1771 M, Smythffeld 1467 WillYk, Smythe Feylde 1557 WillY, Le Smythe Feilde 1583 WYD.'The smith's field' or 'field near the smithy', v. smið(ðe), feld .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name