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 Trough

Historical Forms

  • Wygarthetwayt 1275 Ipm
  • Wickerwhait 1696 Netherby


Either 'Wygar 's þveit' (ME), or 'Vígarr 's þveit' (ON).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement