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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Chaddesley Corbett

Historical Forms

  • Dreiton 1200 Dugd.ii.76
  • Drayton 1255 Ass


v. dræg , tun . This place lies on a stream where it is crossed by the road. The exact sense of dræg cannot be determined here.