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


Part of the pars. of Allington, Bothenhampton, Bradpole, Burton Bradstock and Symondsbury were transferred 1894–1923 to the borough of Bridport.

Major Settlements