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.

Waddon Fm & Waddon Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Loders

Historical Forms

  • Waddon 1463,1482 Rent
  • Watton Hill 1811 OS
  • Waddon (Hill Plot), Gt Waddon Hill, (Gt) North Waddon, (Gt) Stoney Waddon 1845 TA


Waddon Fm & Waddon Hill (SY 495944), Waddon 1463, 1482Rent , Watton Hill 1811 OS, Waddon (Hill Plot ), Gt Waddon Hill , (Gt ) North Waddon , (Gt ) Stoney Waddon 1845TA , 'woad hill', from wād and dūn , cf. Waddon in Portisham par. supra .