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.

( Broad ) Wardus

Field in the Parish of Bampton

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Wardhowe c.1240–70 PR

Etymology

(Broad) Wardus(Wardhowe c. 1240–70, the TA map showing it to be thehill at grid 83–508167,'look-out hill', v. weard, haugr)

Places in the same Parish