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.

Washpole

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • Washpole c1680 Terrier

Etymology

Washpole c1680(poss. refers to a pool used for washing the wheels of carts, cf.Washpikes Cl supra, v. wæsce, pōl1)