Early-attested site in the Parish of Lynton
- Wellangre 1238 Ass
- Welanger 1242 Fees792
- Welhangre 1301 Ipm 1330 SR 1346 FA
- Welhanger 1434 IpmR
- Willhanger 1756 Deed
'Wooded slope by the spring(s),' v. wielle , hangra . There is still a wood here on the steep hillside at the source of two streams.