Willington, Tyne and Wear

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Willington is a village in Tyne and Wear, England. It has an industrial estate.

The place-name derives from Old English tun (homestead or farm) of Wifel's people, and appears in 1085 as Wiflintun, and as Wiuelington in 1204.[1]

Coordinates: 55°00′00″N 1°30′30″W / 55.00000°N 1.50833°W / 55.00000; -1.50833

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ekwall, Eilert, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 4th edition, 1960. p. 520. ISBN 0198691033.