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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Bengeo

Historical Forms

  • Tunwellefeld 1220 FF
  • Tunwelle 1294 SR
  • Toneswell 1296 ib
  • Tonewelle 1322 FF


Tonwell is Tunwellefeld 1220FF , Tunwelle 1294SR (p), Toneswell 1296 ib., Tonewelle 1322FF . 'Spring belonging to the tun.'