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.

Whitchurch

Major Settlement in the Parish of Whitchurch

Etymology

v. Ash Magna for the township name. There is little difference in size between the settlements, but Ash Parva is the larger of the two townships.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement

Field