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.

Iltney Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Mundon

Historical Forms

  • Elteneie 1085–9 WDB
  • Altenai, Eltenai 1086 DB
  • Elteney(a) early12th Crispin
  • Eltenee 1157 WDB
  • Elteneye 1212 RBE
  • Elteneye in la Walle a.1272 Colch
  • Eltenhey 1303,1346 FA
  • Eltheneye 1244 FF


Iltney Fm is Elteneie 1085–9WDB , Altenai , Eltenai 1086 DB, Elteney (a )early 12th Crispin, Eltenee 1157WDB , Elteneye 1212 RBE, Elteneye in la Walle a. 1272 Colch, Eltenhey 1303, 1346 FA, Eltheneye 1244 FF.'Elta 's low-lying land,' v. eg . For the pers. name Elta cf. Elkington (PN Nth 70). in la Walle presumably because protected by some sea-wall.

Places in the same Parish