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

  • Pallyngeston 1270 Ass
  • Pallingston 1298 Add


'Palling 's farm,' v. tun . This pers. name appears as the first element of Paddenswick (Mx), Palyngewyk 1270 FF, Pallyngeswyk 1380 BM, Pat, Palyngeswyke 1487 Ipm and is recorded as Palinc in a Lincs Assize Roll of 1219.