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 Oakford

Historical Forms

  • Pynkeworthy 1281 Ass 1501–4 ECP4,55
  • Pinckery al. Pinckworthy 1699 DKR41,167


'Pined 's farm,' v. worþig . There was a Sewine Pinca in Devon c. 1100 (Earle 262).