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 Kingsbury

Historical Forms

  • Plumton 1396 Cl
  • Plumptonfeldes 1411 FF
  • Plumpton 1423 IpmR
  • Plumtun c.1180 Wollaton
  • Plumton 1221 Ass


Plumpton (lost) is Plumton 1396 Cl, Plumptonfeldes 1411FF , Plumpton 1423 IpmR and was the home of Walter de Plumtun (c. 1180 Wollaton) and Robert de Plumton (1221Ass ). 'Plum farm,' v. tun . Dugdale (765) says “This place is now known onely by certain grounds lying on the East side of Kingsburie Parish.”