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 Pyworthy

Historical Forms

  • Kiletre 1242 Fees775
  • Killetruwe 1249 Ass
  • Killetrewe 1303 FA
  • Kyletru 1330 SR
  • Keletre or Kylketre 1492 Ipm
  • Kelytre t.Hy8 FF


'Cylla 's tree.'