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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Haslemere

Historical Forms

  • Wakenore 1332 SR 1340 Loseley t.Ed6 ib
  • Wakenors 1624 Swanton
  • Wakenills 1867 Swanton


Wakemills (6″) is Wakenore 1332 SR (p), 1340Loseley (p), t. Ed 6 ib., Wakenors 1624 Swanton, Wakenills 1867 Swanton.'Waca 's bank or slope,' v. ora .