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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Chaddesley Corbett

Historical Forms

  • Wynterfold 1275 SR 1290 Ipm
  • Wintrefelde 1507 MinAcct


The name is self-explanatory. The place lies in a sheltered position.