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.

Wall Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Aldsworth

Historical Forms

  • Walle 1184–1205,c.1230 Oseney 1221 Ass 1287 QW 1299 RBB 1354 FF 1542 AOMB447
  • atte Walle 1327 SR
  • Wall 1561 GR540 1639 Inq


Wall Fm, Walle 1184–1205, c. 1230 Oseney, 1221Ass (p), 1287 QW, 1299RBB , 1354FF et passim to 1542AOMB 447, atte Walle 1327SR (p), Wall 1561GR 540, 1639 Inq. v. wall 'wall', used in p.ns. of a defensive wall, especially of Roman works, but no such remains have been reported here; it probably denoted some defensive or boundary bank to the north of Aldsworth.

Places in the same Parish