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.

Whirle Lake

Field in the Parish of Withcote

Historical Forms

  • Whirle Lake 1586 Plan


Whirle Lake 1586 (v. hwerfel, hvirfill, lake; an early name for the great pool south of Withcote Hall)