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.


Field in the Parish of Withcote

Historical Forms

  • Wispyate 1566 AAS


Wispyate 1566 (v. gata; the road leading to The Wisp (OE   wisp' brushwood') beyond the county boundary in Rutland, v. Ru 74)