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.

Wickham Green

Early-attested site in the Parish of Urchfont


Wickham Green (6″). Cf. Wicham 1237 Ch, Wykeham leyes 1460, Wykehamcliff 1480, Wycombegrene 1549 NQ iv. v. wicham .The exact significance of this compound is obscure, cf. EPN s. v .