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 South Brent

Historical Forms

  • Enewell 1201 FF
  • Ellewill 1306 Ass 1333 SR
  • Enwell 1427 IpmR


'Elder-tree spring,' v. ellen , wielle .