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.

Wistow Enclosure

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • Wistow Enclosure 1708 Terrier 1724 Terrier
  • Wisto ( w ) Close c.1715 Terrier c.1720 Terrier

Etymology

Wistow Enclosure 1708, 1724 (v. enclosure), Wisto (w) Close c. 1715, c. 1720 (Wistow parish adjoins to the north - west)