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.

Plaistow

Field in the Parish of Deerhurst

Historical Forms

  • 1749 GR

Etymology

Plaistow 1749 GR 1245('sport place', v. pleg-stōw, here the name ofthe manor and hundred court)