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.

Whiteways

Other OS name in the Parish of Houghton

Historical Forms

  • Whitewaye 1349 Pat

Etymology

. Near here must have lived William de Whitewaye (1349 Pat) , on a white downland road .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement