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 Bilton

Historical Forms

  • Prestestueit e.12 Nost127
  • Prestestuet 13 Tockw
  • Presthueit e.13 Dugdvi
  • Presthueyt 1208–37 Nost128
  • Prestthwayt 16 Heal144d


Priestthwaite (lost), Prestestueit e. 12Nost 127, Prestestuet 13 Tockw, Presthueit e. 13 Dugd vi, Presthueyt 1208–37Nost 128, Prestthwayt 16Heal 144d. 'The priest's clearing', v. prēost , þveit .