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.

Drywell Head

Field in the Parish of Thistleton

Historical Forms

  • 1942 Deed

Etymology

Drywell Head 1942(v.welle-heved, cf. Roman Well supra)