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.

The Warth

Early-attested site in the Parish of Slimbridge

Historical Forms

  • la Warth(e), le Warth(e) 1270 Berk 1451 ADii 1492 Aug
  • Slymbridge Wharf(f)e 1549 Pat 1632 FF
  • Slymbridge Warth(e) 1562 FF 1609 Comm


The Warth, la Warth (e ), le Warth (e )1270 Berk, 1451 AD ii, 1492 Aug, Slymbridge Wharf (f )e 1549 Pat, 1632FF , Slymbridge Warth (e )1562FF , 1609Comm . v. waroð 'marshy shore-meadow', here as in Saul Warth (180supra ) the low-lying meadows along the Severn bank.