English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Whitenwick Barn

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Grinstead

Historical Forms

  • Whittingweeke 1623 SRS14,107,109
  • Hwytyngwyke 1296 SR


Whitenwick Barn (6″) is Wittyngwyke in 1539, Whittingweeke in 1623 (SRS 14, 107, 109) and probably gave name to Simon de Hwytyngwyke (1296 SR). 'Hwita's wic,' with ing used as a connective element.