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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Westlinton

Historical Forms

  • Westlevington c.1200 Laner 1682 Norfolk
  • Westleventon 1249 Ipm 1675 Ogilby
  • West Linton 1583 Border
  • West Lenton 1589 LRMB


v. Lyne R. supra 21. West to distinguish from Kirklinton, to the south-west of which it lies.