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 Irton with Santon

Historical Forms

  • Mosethueytbec c.1260 StB
  • Mosthwat 1615 CWx


'Moss clearing,' v. mos , þveit , bekkr .