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 Coughton

Historical Forms

  • Wike 1222 FF 1725 B
  • la Wyke 1226 FF 1262 Ass
  • la Wyk de Cokton 1285 FF 1328 Ch


Wike (lost) is Wike 1222 FF, 1725 B, la Wyke 1226 FF, 1262Ass (p), la Wyk de Cokton 1285FF , 1328 Ch. 'Dairy farm,' v. wic . The place is not on the present-day map, but the site is in the park, to the west of the church (cf. Dugdale 564).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement