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.

Castle Place

Other OS name in the Parish of Church Pulverbatch

Historical Forms

  • Topynescastell 1385 Pat
  • Toppings Castle 1601 SBL6848B
  • the greate ditche called Topins Castle 1612 LDR
  • Toppins Bank 1839 TA

Etymology

, 1833 OS , Topynescastell 1385 Pat, Toppings Castle 1601SBL 6848B , the greate ditche called Topins Castle 1612LDR , Toppins Bank 1839TA . Topping is a surname . The ' castle ' is a large natural depression surrounding the house ( VCH VIII132 ) .