Waddington Close, CR5

Place Name

After the local name in Kenley which goes back to Saxon times, meaning wheat hill. It was first recorded in AD880 as Hwœtedune. It was variously spelt in 1279 as Watedone, Whatendon in 1206; Whatyngdon in 1325 and Whadington in 1558.

 141 total views,  1 views today

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *