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 Crediton and Crediton Hamlets

Historical Forms

  • Yeweton 1285 FA 1435 IpmR
  • Jouweton 1292 Ipm
  • Iuweton juxta Cridyton 1296 Ass
  • Yoweton 1334 FF
  • Uton 1486 Ipm


'Farm by the river Yeo,' earlier Eowe (supra 17), v. tun .