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 Haile

Historical Forms

  • Wiletun c.1205 CW(OS)i 1212 Cur
  • Wiletona c.1205 CW(OS)i
  • Wilton' 1212 Cur
  • Wylcton' 1279 Ass
  • Wylton 1334 Ipm


In view of the form Wylcton ', this is probably 'willow tūn,' v. welig .

Places in the same Parish