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.

Kingway Barn

Early-attested site in the Parish of Malmesbury


Kingway Barn. Cf. Kingweye 931 (14th) BCS 672, Kingwei 956 (14th) ib. 922, Kyngesweye in villa de Redburne (i.e. Rodbourne infra ) 1289Ass . This must have been the old name for the road between Malmesbury and Chippenham. Cf. infra 71 and GrundyH 73–4.