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


Hillfield was originally a chapelry and hamlet in Sydling St Nicholas par. infra (Hutch1 2487, Hutch3 4501, Boswell 16).

Major Settlements