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.

Emwell St

Early-attested site in the Parish of Warminster


Emwell St (6″). Cf. Emewell 1249, 1394Ass , Emewelle 1332SR (p), Emwell 1344 Misc, Cl, 1348 Pat, Emwell al. Emhle Coppice 1650ParlSurv . The forms are too late and indecisive for any etymology to be suggested.