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 Tillington

Historical Forms

  • Upperton 1191 P
  • Upton, Uppeton 1279 Ass


Upperton is Upperton in 1191 (P), Upton , Uppeton in 1279Ass .'Upper tun.' It lies high above Tillington.