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.

Wresden Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Uley

Historical Forms

  • Wresden 1566 BGvii
  • Wresdon 1667 Kingsct
  • Rest Down 1777 M
  • Resdon 1779 Rudder


Wresden Fm, Wresden 1566 BG vii, Wresdon 1667Kingsct 54, Rest Down 1777 M, Resdon 1779 Rudder. 'Hill with a thicket', v. wrǣst , dūn .