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 Whitestone

Historical Forms

  • Trillawe 1281 Ass
  • Trillowe 1336,1339 Ass
  • Trillouwe 1339 Ass
  • Trillewe 1378 FF


The second element is hlaw. The first may be an old name of the Nadder Brook, v. supra 11 and cf. Ekwall RN 418.