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.

Pensworth Fms

Early-attested site in the Parish of Redlynch

Historical Forms

  • Pendeleswurth 1227 FF
  • Pendleswurth 1249 Ass 1266 Winton
  • Penlesworth 1383 WinchColl
  • Pensworth al. Pendlesworth 1720 Recov


'Pendel 's farm,' v. worþ . Pendel would be an l -derivative of the well-evidenced OE  personal name Penda .