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 Midhurst


Whiphill (6″) is the camp. de Wyppehulle of Lewes 137 in 1293.The first element is the pers. name Wippa found in Wippan hoh (BCS 883) and in Whippingham (Wt), DBWipingeham and Wipley (Sr), Wyppelegh 1327 BM.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement