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.

Roche Court

Early-attested site in the Parish of Winterslow

Historical Forms

  • Estwinterslewe 1257 For
  • Estwintrelowe 1279 Cl
  • Wynterslowe Eston 1361 BM
  • Wyntreslowe alias Rithiscourt (sic) 1485 Pat
  • East Winterslowe alias Roche Courte 1632 WIpm


Roche Court is Estwinterslewe 1257For , Estwintrelowe 1279 Cl, Wynterslowe Eston 1361 BM, Wyntreslowe alias Rithiscourt (sic)1485 Pat, East Winterslowe alias Roche Courte 1632 WIpm. The later name derives from the family of John de Roches who held the manor in 1397 (IpmR).