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 Brixton

Historical Forms

  • Winestona 1086 DB
  • Wyneston 1284,1303 FA
  • Wynneston 1284 ADi
  • Wynston Rauf 1337 Ipm


'Wine 's farm,' v. tun . The identity of Rauf is unknown.