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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Pontesbury

Historical Forms

  • Henton 1272 Ipm
  • Hunton 1272 Cl
  • Hynton 1555 SBL3653


Probably 'estate of the religious community', with the Mercian gen.pl. hīona , hēona as first element, v. Hinwood supra .

Places in the same Parish