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.

Inward Lardenhall, Outward Lardenhall

Other OS name in the Parish of Sixpenny Handley

Historical Forms

  • Lorden'- hallcopyce 1547 Ct
  • Lorden hall 1618 Map
  • Inner Lordenhall, Outer Lordenhall 1841 TA


, Lorden '-hallcopyce 1547Ct , Lorden hall 1618Map , Inner Lordenhall , Outer Lordenhall 1841TA , two coppices within a wooded area of Cranborne Chase , dissected by Oxford St infra , possibly a facetious name with the meaning ' lords' hall ' , if -en represents an analogical ME  gen.pl. -ene , v. - ena , hlāford , h(e)all , copis .