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.

Whitnoe (Orchard)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Woburn

Historical Forms

  • Wytenho, Witenho 1291 Tax 1307 Ass 1337 Pat
  • Whitenho 1299 Ch 1331 QW


OE  hwītan (dat.), 'white spur of land,' v. hwit , hoh .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement