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.

College Fields

Other OS name in the Parish of Woore

Historical Forms

  • Colledge Feildes 1594 PR(L)

Etymology

, 1786SBL 5037 , Colledge Feildes 1594 PR(L) 18 . The 1963 1 ″ OS map gives this name to an area straddling the Ch / Sa border . On the 1899 6 ″ map the name is given to three farms , one in Dorrington , the others in Ch . Land here may have belonged to a religious house or to an Oxford or Cambridge college .