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.

South Wraxall

Major Settlement in the Parish of South Wraxall

Historical Forms

  • Wroxhal 1227 FF
  • Wrokeshal' 1242 Fees
  • Suthwroxhall 1468 IpmR


Identical in origin with North Wraxall supra 113. The two places are about ten miles apart and must have been named independently.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site