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.

Whitford Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bromsgrove

Historical Forms

  • Wythenford c.1245 Wulst
  • Witeford, Wyteford 1255 FF 1267 Ipm 1340 NI


Either 'Hwīta 's ford' or 'white ford.' v. Wythwood infra 358 for the rejection of the identification with DB Witeurde .