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.

Wash Common, Wash Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Newbury

Historical Forms

  • Le Weshe, Le Este Comen als Le Washe, Le Washe Water 1547 LRMB
  • The Washe Lane 1604 Windsor
  • Wash Lane, Newbury Wash 1761 Rocque


, Le Weshe ,Le Este Comen als Le Washe , Le Washe Water 1547LRMB , The Washe Lane 1604Windsor , Wash Lane , Newbury Wash 1761 Rocque . NED wash sb 7c ' a low - lying tract of ground , often flooded , and interspersed with shallow pools and marshes ' .