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.


Parish in the County of Dorset


East Bexington and Look were included in this par. in 1795 Boswell and 1863 Hutch3 but were transferred to Puncknowle par. infra in 1894 (although East Bexington was restored to Abbotsbury in 1933).

Major Settlements