Early-attested site in the Parish of Lynton
- Incrintona 1086 DB(Exon)
- Hilcrinton 1242 Fees792 1285 FA
- Ilcrynton 1346 FA
- Westelcrilton 1289 Ass
- Hykeryngton 1301 Ipm
- Hylkeryngton 1379 IpmR
It looks as if this were a compound of a personal name and ingtun. Professor Ekwall suggests Ielfgār for Ælfgār , cf. Ilfracombe supra 46, Dr Ritter suggests Hildegār . No certainty is possible.