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.

Moorstone Barton

Early-attested site in the Parish of Halberton

Historical Forms

  • Moriston' 1242 Fees780
  • Moreneston 1249 Ass
  • Moreston 1249 FF


Moriston '1242 Fees 780, Moreneston 1249Ass (p), Moreston 1249 FF and probably represents the manor of Linor held by Morin in 1086 (DB f. 461 b ).