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.


Field in the Parish of Elberton

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA


Whittlestone(doubtless'a stone on which knives weresharpened', ME  whittel'large knife', cf. Sweordes stan 145 infra)