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.

The Town

Early-attested site in the Parish of Easthampstead

Historical Forms

  • (field called) le Toune 1342 Gor


The Town, (field called ) le Toune 1342 Gor. It is probable that this name and that of the nearby Wickham Bushes (infra ) refer to the remains of a Romano-British village, for which v. VCH II, 206.