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.

Over End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Elton


cf. Netherhende 1218 (c. 1350) Rams

Neyerhende 1279 RH

No early form for the Over or Upper End has been noted, but it clearly stood in contrast to a Nether End. Over End is at the top end of the village.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement