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 Calne

Historical Forms

  • Whetehamme 1327 SR


Whetham is Wetham 1257, Whetham t. Ed 1For , 1273, 1374FF , 1503 Ipm, Whetehamme 1327SR . 'Wheat ham(m).'