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.

Winterton Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Tanworth

Historical Forms

  • Winterton 1275 RH
  • Wynterton 13th ADiii
  • Wyntertons 1543 ADv
  • Wyntornes 1553 Pat


Winterton Fm is Winterton 1275 RH (p), Wynterton 13th AD iii(p), Wyntertons 1543 AD v, Wyntornes 1553 Pat. This name may be identical in origin with Winderton (supra 277), or, since the earlier forms are derived from pers. names, the name may be of manorial origin from a settler from Winderton. The s in the 1543 reference is in favour of this.