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.

Slit Weie

Field in the Parish of Wytham

Historical Forms

  • Slit Weie c.1270 Bodl

Etymology

Slit Weie c. 1270(possibly'mud way', v.slēt, but Professor Löfvenberg observes that the correct forms are WSax sliete, Angl , K slēte)