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.

The Exchange

Field in the Parish of Wem

Historical Forms

  • 1842 TA


The Exchange(cf. Exchange Mdw in Wellington andThe Change in Rushbury, Part 370, 189, which are cited in VEPN under OFr  change with the comment “In f.ns the term probably denotes exchange transactions”)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name