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.

Kenton Green

Early-attested site in the Parish of Elmore

Historical Forms

  • Kyngtone(weye) 1263–84 Glouc


Kenton Green, Kyngtone (weye )1263–84 Glouc. 'The king's farmstead or royal manor', v. cyning , tūn ; Elmore was ancient demesne.