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


This par., formerly a chapelry in Stockland infra and a detached part of Whitchurch C. hundred, was transferred to Devon in 1844 and is partly surveyed in PN D 638–9.Dalwood was in Fordington liberty, v. 1334.

Major Settlements