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.

Withycoombe Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wigginton

Historical Forms

  • Widecumbe 1182–5 OxonCh
  • the Withycombs 1795 EnclA


Withycoombe Fm (6″) takes name from Widecumbe 1182–5 OxonCh, the Withycombs 1795EnclA . 'Willow valley,' v. wīðig , cumb . The name occurs five times in the county.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement