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.


Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Wiltonesplace 1372 Shaft
  • Wiltone place 1388 Shaft
  • Wiltonysplace 1408 HarlCh
  • Wyltonesplace 1410 HarlCh


Wiltonesplace 1372(c.1407), Wiltone place 1388(c.1407), Wiltonysplace 1408, Wyltonesplace 1410(v. place, cf. John de Wylton 1372(c.1407)