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.

Great Purston

Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Sutton

Historical Forms

  • Prestetone 1086 DB
  • Preston 12th Survey
  • Purston 1220 Fees
  • Great Purston 1791 Bridges


Great Purston is Prestetone 1086 DB, Preston 12th Survey, Purston 1220 Fees et passim , Great Purston 1791 Bridges.'Priests' farm,' v. tun . Little Purston is now Buston infra 59.

Places in the same Parish