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.

Charingworth Court

Early-attested site in the Parish of Winchcomb

Historical Forms

  • Chal(l)ingworth 1472,1540 MinAcct
  • Chal(l)ingworth als. Charlingworth 1593 FF
  • Charlingworthes c.1560 Surv 1588 Comm


Charingworth Court, Chal (l )ingworth 1472, 1540MinAcct , Chal (l )ingworth als. Charlingworth 1593FF , Charlingworthes c. 1560Surv , 1588Comm .This is probably a manorial name derived from the local family of Charingworth ; Henry de Charyngworth was a member of a jury in 1300 WinchLB ii, 166; Robert de Chaveryngworth had a meadow in Winchcomb in 1348 ib ii, 475 and he is mentioned many times in the same source as de Chevelingworth or Chalingworth . The name is ultimately from Charingworth (i, 242supra ), the tithes of which belonged to Winchcomb Abbey (Rudder 435).