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 Bosham

Historical Forms

  • Waleton 1227 Pat 1229,1252 FF
  • Waleton juxta Boseham 1295 Ass
  • Waletuna 1248–68 Lewes


v. wealh , tun . This is a further example of a Walton in the neighbourhood of an important Royal manor, v. PN Bk xix.