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.


Volume edited by : J. E. B. Gover, Allen Mawer, F. M. Stenton, F. T. S. Houghton 1936

Historical Forms

  • Wærincwicsir 1016 ASC c.1050
  • Wæringscir 1016 ASC c.1120
  • Waringscir 1016 ASC c.1100
  • county of Warryche 1417 ADiii


For the origin of the county v. Introd. xix.