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.

Wythesmees

Field in the Parish of Charlton on Otmoor

Historical Forms

  • Wythesmees 1341 Cl 1341 Cl

Etymology

Wythesmees(named from William Wyth, mentioned ib.; for the secondelement,'messuage,' v. 104)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement