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 Lindridge

Historical Forms

  • Eard(g)ulfestun c.957 BCS1007 11th
  • Eardulfestun c.1050 KCD952 11th
  • Ardolvestone 1086 DB
  • Eardeluestuna c.1085 EveB 1190
  • Erdelvestun 1240 WoP
  • Erdeston 1275 SR
  • Erdelstone 1295 Pat
  • Adristone, Aderestone 1349 Heref
  • Yeardiston 1787 Cary


'Farm of Eardwulf ,' v. tun . The same pers. name is found in Ardley (O), Addlethorpe (L, Y) and in Yessel Fm infra 106.

Places in the same Parish