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 Durnford

Historical Forms

  • Nyweton 1289 Ass
  • Nywentone 1327 SR
  • New Towne 1650 ParlSurv
  • atte Nywetoune 1309 WIpm


Newtown is Nyweton 1289Ass , Nywentone 1327SR , New Towne 1650ParlSurv , and was the home of Henry atte Nywetoune (1309 WIpm). v. tun .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement