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.

Poundsworth Mills

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hutton Cranswick

Historical Forms

  • Pouzthuat 1175–83 YCh1116
  • Pouncewath 1339–49 Melsa


Poundsworth Mills is Pouzthuat 1175–83 YCh 1116, Pouncewath 1339–49 Melsa. v. vað 'ford.' The first element is obscure.

Places in the same Parish