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.

Fillington (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Wycombe

Historical Forms

  • Filendene 1241 Ass
  • Fillingden Wood c.1825 O


'Fila's valley' v. denu . Fila is not found but may be the full name of which Filica , preserved only in Filican slæd (BCS 1093) and the place-name Filkins (O), is the diminutive.