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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Arlingham

Historical Forms

  • Overton 1584 Comm 1619 Aug


Overton, Overton 1584Comm , 1619 Aug. 'Upper farmstead', v. uferra , tūn , cf. Milton End (supra ) and Bynetheton (infra ).