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.

Whipley Hall, Whipley Moor

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ripley

Historical Forms

  • Wipelei(e), Wipelie 1086 DB
  • Wippleia 12 Ripl
  • Whipley Moorside 1679 PRHmp


Whipley Hall, Whipley Moor, Wipelei (e ), Wipelie 1086 DB, Wippleia 12 Ripl 30, Whipley Moorside 1679 PRHmp. Probably 'wood of young shoots, plantation', v. hwippe , lēah .