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.

Lowe and Ditches

Major Settlement in the Parish of Wem


This large township can conveniently be treated in two parts, with the boundary between Edstaston and Coton taken to be the tributary of Soulton Brook from which the hamlet of Quina Brook is named. This stream joins Soulton Brook at SJ 540326.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name