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.

Nether Silton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Leake

Historical Forms

  • Silftune 1086 DB
  • Silton Paynill 1285 KI
  • Silton Paynel E1 BM
  • Nether Silton 1298 Abbr


Other forms and interpretation as for Over Silton 202supra .Isabell Paynell held land here in 1231 (Ass ).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site