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 Kirdford

Historical Forms

  • La Pley(e)stowe 1271 Ass 1331 Pens


Plaistow is La Pley (e )stowe 1271Ass (p), 1331 Pens. v. plegstow .