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Early-attested site in the Parish of Hartlebury

Historical Forms

  • Tendefeld 1480 OrdBk
  • Tynnefilde 1557 ib


This may possibly be 'enclosed field,' from the past part. of tȳnan , 'to enclose,' though we should expect ME  tinde - or tunde - rather than tende - in this part of the country. Cf. Tinfielde as a field-name in Clent in 1838.