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.

Chiverstone Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kenton

Historical Forms

  • Chevereston 1284 Ass 1292 Ass 1340 Ipm
  • Chiverston 1406 IpmR


v. tun . Professor Ekwall and Professor Förster agree in suggesting that this may be OE  Cēolfriðestūn , 'farm of one Cēolfrið ,' tun .