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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Cocking

Historical Forms

  • Olvestone 1261 Ass


Wolverstone was the home of Ralph de Olvestone in 1261Ass . The forms are too few for us to decide whether this is the tun of Wulf or of Wulfhere .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement